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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. 


Placer 4-H Blog

  • Andrew Wood Appointed State Ambassador for California 4-H

    Added April 10, 2014
    Andrew Wood

    Andrew Wood of Auburn, CA , an active member in 4-H for nine years, was recently chosen as a State Ambassador for California 4-H. Andrew is the President of the Gold Country 4-H Club in Auburn, as well as a Placer County 4-H All-Star. Beside his present leadership roles at the local club and county levels, Andrew has been the recipient of the 4-H Council Scholarship and the Golden Clover Award...

  • Where to Find Additional Drought Resources

    Added February 13, 2014

    There is additional rain in the forecast in the coming days, which is quite needed. To put into perspective the rainfall amounts for this year. January 2014 the Placer County Weather Station recorded 0.5 inches of rainfall and February 2014 to date is 7.88 inches of rainfall. On January 3, the state conducted the first snow survey for the wet season and found that snowpack water content is 20...

  • Upcoming Agriculture Forum

    Added January 9, 2014

    Hello All- For those interested, this is a great upcoming event, on February 22, 2014, highlighting the future of Agriculture. Numerous producers from the local area, multiple agencies, and youth will all be participating in this event at UC's Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center located in Brownsvalley CA. Please see the flyer for additional details on registering. 4-H Youth and the...

  • Changing Website and Placer 4-H Blog

    Added January 6, 2014

    If you have visited the Placer County 4-H website lately, it is quite evident that there has been many recent changes to the website layout. I know that in this modern time, 4-H families are incredibly busy and unable to always attain resources in person from the County Extension Office. Thus, we are revamping the website to help suit the needs of our 4-H’ers spread throughout Placer County...



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