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The 4-H Clover.4-H Educational Programs and Assistance


Productive Futures For Youth (4-H) - 4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The New Jersey 4‑H Youth Development Program offers everyone in grades K–13, the opportunity to explore countless opportunities in science, arts, foods, outdoor adventure, and more. 4‑H is where there's fun in learning and learning is fun!

The goals of the 4-H Youth Development Program are to:

  • Provide informal, educational programs for youth in grades K–13 (one year out of high school)
  • Encourage responsibility, community awareness and character development in youth
  • Strengthen skills for adults working with youth through publications and training
  • Improve community partnerships and collaborations

Educational Assistance


The Snyder Loan Fund provides interest-free loans to students pursuing their education in agriculture. Applicants must live in Hunterdon County a minimum of five years before applying. Payments for this revolving fund begun one year after graduation and are based upon a five year pay back. As soon as payments are received, the money is redistributed to other students, so timely payments are essential to the ongoing success of the program.  Since inception, 67 students have received a total of $614,000.




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