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A 4-H'er and a cow.

Upcoming Events

National 4-H Dairy Conference

September 29 - October 2, 2024

he National 4-H Dairy Conference is a leadership conference for 4-H dairy project members (or those with an interest in the dairy industry) held in conjunction with the World Dairy Expo.

Past Events

NJ State 4-H Dairy Clip-Off

July 15, 2023

The NJ State 4-H Dairy Clip-Off is a hands-on learning opportunity for youth in the 4-H Dairy Cattle project area to learn how to fit their dairy cattle to be show ready.

NJ State 4-H Dairy Cattle Show

August 15, 2023

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.

NJ State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

March 23, 2024

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.

NJ State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

May 4, 2024

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.