Photo: Holstein show.

Ongoing Programs

NJ State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

Youth in the 4-H Dairy Judging Contest utilize their evaluation and public speaking skills to rank or rate individual animals and defend their ranking or placing in an oral presentation. [more info...]

Past Events

NJ State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

March 19, 2022

Through a quiz bowl format, 4-H'ers have an opportunity to learn about all aspects of the dairy industry and to form lasting friendships with their teammates. This invitational competition gives 4-H'ers throughout New Jersey a chance to interact somewhere other than the show ring. [more info...]

NJ State 4-H Dairy Cattle Show

August 16, 2022

Youth in the 4-H Dairy Cattle project learn how to care for and show dairy cattle throughout the year. At the end of the 4-H year, these individuals come together to compete in type and showmanship classes. Youth may exhibit animals they own or lease which are of any of the six Dairy Breeds. [more info...]


Rutgers New Jersey 4-H Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station