Grant County 4-H youth are now able to participate in a new program titled All About Agriculture thanks to donations from the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative grant.
The new program, will allow 4-H members the ability to purchase supplies such as clippers and other items needed to work with livestock. In addition, new educational items such as Learning Lab Kits, were purchased that will provide education about different animal species.
To celebrate the donation, a formal recognition will take place on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. as part of the Grant County 4-H Beef Barbecue at the annual Achievement Day celebration at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Milbank, S.D.
"Our 4-H Achievement Day is a showcase for our 4-H youth to present their projects, both animal and static,” said Sara Koepke, Grant County 4-H Youth Program Advisor. “We are honored to recognize South Dakota Farm Bureau for their generous donation at this event.”
The project is possible thanks to funding of $5,000 from South Dakota Farm Bureau, $300 from Deuel Grant County Farm Bureau and $700 from Milbank FFA.
This project is one of several SDFB Centennial Community Initiative projects that will be announced in the coming weeks. The SDFB Centennial Community Initiative is a grant program for community projects that serve a need in a community, make a difference, have high visibility and reflect Farm Bureau’s mission and vision. SDFB is investing $100,000 in local communities for community Improvement projects during its centennial year in 2017. To learn more about South Dakota Farm Bureau visit www.sdfbf.org.