Livingston County 4-H Booths Won Many Ribbons at NYS Fair

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The Livingston County 4-H Booth at the NYS Fair revealed plenty of talent within our county, with 91 exhibits from local youths ranging in age from 5 to 18. A press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County said that having an exhibit selected for the State Fair is a wonderful accomplishment in and of itself, but Livingston County participants received 44 blue, 23 red, 1 white ribbon and 23 … [Read more...]

4-H Picks Avon High Schooler for National Conference

AVON – A local teen is on his way to the 'pinnacle experience of 4-H citizenship' as a delegate at the National 4-H conference in Maryland. According to a press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County (CCE), Avon resident Ethan Low, a 13-year member of 4-H, will represent Livingston County in Chevy Chase, Maryland at the conference that 'engages delegates in personal development experiences that increase their … [Read more...]

Livingston County 4-H Youths Raise Animals and Money for Charity

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Four young Livingston County residents and 4-H members used their skill and diligence in raising animals to make generous donations to charities through the Charity Animal Program and 4-H Market Animal Project. According to a press release from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County, 4-H members Emily Cooper, 15; Kaleena Andress, 14; Connor Rodwell, 9; and Heidi Phelps, 14, raised their swine, poultry, and … [Read more...]

Cornell Co-Op 4H Grows Healthy Kids in Mt Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – The Hemlock Fair animal show results are in! Special kudos to Rebecca Lyness, whose beef cow won Grand Master Showman. Grand Master contest participants were August Schleede, for rabbit; Katie Hill, for poultry; Rebecca Lyness, for beef; Witt Bates, for sheep; Emma Swyers, for swine; Ben Lyness, for goats; and Bridgitte Johnson, for dairy. 4H is the youth development component of Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) a community … [Read more...]

New Pillowcases Touch Hundreds at NOYES

DANSVILLE – The Livingston County 4-H Program met their goal of creating three hundred pillowcases for Noyes Hospital’s Mary Saunders Beierman Emergency Department. Hospital staff have already started to give the pillowcases out to patients. One patient was so moved by the project that she wrote a thank you letter to the camper who made her pillowcase. “The hospital was amazed with this community service project," said Noyes Hospital Public … [Read more...]