Nov. 5 2018
New York 4-H has participated in every Dairy Quiz Bowl contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition since the very first, which was held in 1980
Oct. 22 2018
As an industry we are always looking for more ways to excite and entice the next generation to be involved in the dairy industry. 4-H and FFA programs are a base of education and exposure. The next step...
Nov. 11 2016
4-H members from across the country — spanning Washington to Florida and Vermont to Mississippi competed in the 2016 North American 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl contest held in Louisville, Ky
Sept. 28 2016
Next week, many people working in the dairy cattle industry will be focused on an event called World Dairy Expo
Nov. 9 2015
Empire State continues dairy bowl dominance. With teams from coast to coast, the 36th North American 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl once again fielded an extremely competitive contest. Teams came from as far west...
Nov. 9 2015
Three national contest wins for these college programs. The University of Minnesota and Ohio State University Ag Tech each swept the three major dairy cattle judging competitions this year by winning this...
Sept. 29 2015
While the brothers carried Wisconsin to the winner's circle, the team edged out second-place Pennsylvania by 22 points. By Amanda Smith, Hoard's Dairyman Associate Editor A one-two punch, brothers Ben...
Sept. 28 2015
The National 4-H Dairy Conference brings together 200 young people with a strong interest in the dairy industry from across the U.S. for an educational and networking event each year in Madison, Wis. On...
Nov. 12 2014
Empire State has won nearly one-third of all national contests. After a second place finish in last year's contest, New York 4-H came back in full force in 2014. Not only did they win the team portion...
Oct. 2 2014
The educational program is packed with tours, people and fun. The Hoard's Dairyman staff works with the National 4-H Dairy Conference's youth delegates. For many of them, coming from close to 30 states,...
Sept. 29 2014
Annually the city hosts 190-plus 4-H Dairy Conference delegates from across the nation, as they delve into the industry's history. For many years it has been the pleasure of the Hoard's Dairyman staff...
Sept. 23 2014
New Mexico boasts the largest average herd size in the nation (2,307 cows per farm in 2013), so dairy is no stranger to the state. However, a smaller number of large farms means that traditional "farm...
Feb. 19 2014
While dairy cows aren't always an option, dairy steers can be just as valuable as a 4-H project. Every 4-H member has a unique story. Whether they've consistently bred show ring champions or have overcome...
Nov. 16 2013
Teams from 19 States Compete The Invitational 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl was the first major youth contest to be held at the 40th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville,...
Oct. 9 2013
National 4-H week is celebrated October 6 to 12, 2013. While many think 4-H enrollment is just a necessary means to be able to show animals at the fairs, it brings value in the form of personal development,...
Oct. 1 2012
Youth visited four dairy industry landmarks. Associate Editor Lucas Sjostrom talks to conference attendees Today over 180 youth participating in the 58th National Dairy Conference who have a passion for...
Nov. 7 2011
New York challenges the winners twice and places second in Louisville. The Wisconsin 4-H team topped 17 other state teams to take home National Championship honors in 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl. This year's contest...
Nov. 7 2011
As a dairy-judging contestant, if someone would tell you that you would only lose 5 points out of 500 on 10 contest classes, you would have to like your chances of winning the contest. Such was the case...
July 19 2011
Volunteers are a special gift to many organizations and clubs – especially youth organizations. Not all parents have the time to be a soccer coach, club scout leaders or Sunday school teacher. Parents...
Oct. 5 2010
This week, October 3 through 9, marks National 4-H Week - a week to celebrate what 4-H contributes to our family, our community, our country, and our world. At first thought, 4-H may have seemed like a...