“In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” –Sun Tzu
Çlirim Sheremeti is a youth delegate at the Global Summit this week who only found out about 4-H about nine months ago. In fact, he thought it was an organization unique to Finland. He ended 2016 exploring the long-standing Finnish 4-H Federation
that has 3,000 clubs all over the Nordic country.
By February this year, he had established 4-H in war-torn Kosovo for t... READ MORE
That’s a wrap, folks! The final day of the 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit has come and gone. The past week has been a whirlwind of incredible learning opportunities for everyone involved.
Day four’s theme was The Environment and Healthy Living. Delegates had the chance to attend informative workshops and sessions with a focus on building emotional and environmental skills.
The keynote speaker for the day was Krysta Harden, the Vice-President of Public Affairs at DuPont. Krysta’s back... READ MORE
The final day of the 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit had the theme of the Environment and Healthy Living. Tying right into this, four delegates representing the Scottish Association of Young Farmers (SAYFC) held an info session on the stigma behind mental health.
According to SAYFC, one in four people in Scotland will suffer from poor mental health at some point in their life, yet there is still a negative perception of this in the public eye.
Gillian Bourman, Amy Ingram, Gillian Watret and... READ MORE
There is a drastic need for humanity to re-evaluate how they approach ‘going green.’ For example, Canadians bring home more than 55 million plastic bags per week.
It's easy being green, and with a passionate young guide like Mackenzie Kerr (YAC Rep, Prince George, British Columbia) to lead the way, it’s as simple as 1-2-3.
- Reduce your waste footprint
- Reuse- Repair and renew instead of replacing
- Recycle and compost with your 4-H club!
Ins... READ MORE
Let's dispel the myth that there are no members of the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning) community in the Ag sector.
“It is absolutely false,” says Dr. Jeff Howard. Social media has brought many communities together and “out,” revealing that many agricultural officials and leaders are part of the LGBTQ+ community on line. Nonetheless, many LGBTQ+ identifiers still feel the need to “hide in plain sight,” and preconceptions and prejudice are a real... READ MORE