4-H has a rich history of being a leader in positive youth development experiences for more than a century. The tie with land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture assures a research and science base to the program. Local, state, and national partners look to 4-H for expertise in positive youth development. Read more in our Fact Sheet below - available in English and Spanish.
Additional resources include 4-H organizational chart and National 4-H Strategic Plan.