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4-H Youth Development


Things to Learn/Do in the Project

  • Experiment with soil testing
  • Grow and harvest crops
  • Plant a wheat variety test plot
  • Learn about herbicides and fertilizers

Project Materials

Field Crops (PL101)

General Plant Science Resources

Events and Activities

Crops Identification Contest
Where: Hutchinson, KS
When: 1st Saturday, Kansas State Fair
Award: Educational trip for top team, award to top three individuals, medallions to top two teams

Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo
Where:  Stafford County Annex Building; St. John, KS
When: August 4, 2022
Award: Special awards and premiums

Land Judging Contest
Where: Regional Locations
When: September - October

Awards and Recognition

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

State Level
Award: Medallion

National Level
Award: $400 National 4-H Congress Scholarship

Career Connections