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4-H Youth Development

Plant Sciences

This project focuses on activities related to raising a garden, flowers, forestry and field crops. This includes planning, planting, experimenting, understanding soils, seeds, insects, plant care, harvesting, weed identification and control, processing, exploring careers and the relationship between trees, people and communities.

4-H members may choose from three options:

Project Materials

Reasonably priced materials are available for every project in Kansas 4-H. You can order the materials for your project online or contact your local Extension Office.

General Plant Science Resources

Awards and Recognition

County Level
Award: Medal presented at your 4-H Achievement Banquet
Donor: Kansas 4-H Foundation

State Level
Award: Medallion
Donor: Kansas 4-H Foundation

National Level
Award: $400 National 4-H Congress Scholarship
Donor: Kansas 4-H Foundation

Explore Your Spark! 

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