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4-H is an educational program of the University of California Cooperative Extension and made available through a partnership of county, state, and federal governments. The program creates positive opportunities for youth to develop life skills and become engaged in their local communities.  The program combines the efforts of youth, volunteer leaders, and University staff and faculty to create a fun, hands-on learning approach to a non-formal education. 


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  • The Embryology Project By: Lance Winfield

    Added January 30, 2015

    Hi, my name is Lance Winfield, I am 12 years old. I'm in Ophir 4-H and I have been doing embryology for the past 3 years. I love being in this project because I like taking good care of my chickens at my house. The first time I started embryology I was a little nervous about hatching baby chicks. Eventually, I started to enjoy this project because I think that it is an exciting hobby. I hatch...

  • Sheep Field Day was a Success!

    Added January 28, 2015
    Karin Fish going over genetics and artifical insemination

    Placer County 4-H Sheep Coordinator Group held their first Sheep Field Day on January 24th at the Gold Country Fairgrounds. 4-H, FFA, and interested members in the sheep industry were able to come together and learn from highly qualified area speakers about raising sheep and the sheep business. Speakers highlighted topics of genetics and artificial insemination by Karin Fish of Fish Lambs, feed...

  • 2015 Sheep Field Day- January 24, 2015

    Added January 15, 2015
    Sheep Field Day Flyer

    Placer County 4-H Sheep Coordinator Group is excited to announce the offering of the first Sheep Field Day at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on January 24, 2015 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Presentations of nutrition, genetics/AI, carcass evaluation, livestock judging, wool spinning, and dairy will all occur. Additionally, a lamb lunch will be available. Prepared by the wonderful local chef, Ty Rowe,...

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