Ag Literacy Week March 14 - 18, 2016 "The Apple Orchard Riddle"
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Ag Literacy Week March 14 - 18, 2016 "The Apple Orchard Riddle"

2015 Painting Clinic

2015 Painting Clinic

New 4-H club coming to the Unadilla area!

New 4-H club coming to the Unadilla area!

Otsego County 4-H

Welcome to 4-H in Otsego County! 

Youth and their families in Otsego County can take advantage of various 4-H opportunities at the county and state level.  Whether theyare offered after school, in the summer, or as a workshop, club, camp, or special event, 4-H programs are designed to fit the interests and needs of the diverse young people who live in our rural and urban communities. There are 26 active 4-H clubs in Otsego County and approximately 240 young people aged 5 to 19 take part in 4-H activities in Otsego County. We'd like to welcome you to that number!

Visit other pages in this section to read more about 4-H, its history and philosophy, and to find ways that you and your family can become involved. Once you see what 4-H has to offer, please call us with any questions you may have!  We look forward to speaking with you, and we hope to welcome you soon to a     4-H program in your community. You can sign up for our monthly e-newsletter "The Power of Youth" by sending an email to

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The Farmers' Museum Harvest Festival

September 16 and 17, 2017

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Dog program orientation

4-H Dog Program Orientation

Love Dogs? Have a dog? Don’t have a dog? Come for orientation, sit for some brief instruction, and stay to learn about all the 4-H Dog Program has to offer!

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National 4-H Week

More than 6 million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October. During National 4-H Week, 4-H will showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people

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Schoharie and Otsego County 4-H programs

Support your 4-H program by purchasing a paper clover at your local Tractor Supply Store.

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Happy Columbus Day

​The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

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4-H Information Night

The Otsego County 4-H program will hold two information meetings for parents and youth, as well as adults who are interested in being involved with the 4-H program.

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Patti Zellmer
4-H Program Leader (Otsego County)
(607) 547-2536 ext. 225

Last updated September 14, 2017