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Plant & Soil Science Project

A tiny seed can transform into a plant for food, flowers and even medicine in a matter of weeks! Learn about the parts of a plant, photosynthesis, cross-pollination, soil, erosion, plant classification, greenhouses, and careers in horticulture.

Child and Adult digging in soil

State & regional events

To view county or local club events, visit the county website.

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Minnesota State Fair

4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info.

Plant & Soil Science Project resources

Project leader resources

4-H Youth record keeping

Project evaluation

Contact

To get involved with the 4-H Plant & Soil Science Project, contact your county 4-H office.

Brad Rugg, State program director, science of agriculture & fairs
ruggx002@umn.edu
612-624-8443

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