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The humble beginnings of 4-H
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John Bartels listens to the Green County Fair Dairy Judge on class placement reasonings.
JUDA — Originally started to teach youth upcoming advancements in agriculture and technology, 4-H has a rich history spanning over two centuries. During the 1800s, adult farmers were less inclined to change proven practices. Researchers instead opted to empower open-minded youths who would later teach their parents the new techniques they learned.