Youth development programs, such as 4-H and Future Farmers of America, have a tremendous impact on the children of Louisiana. These programs provide opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills, gain knowledge about agriculture and other industries, and build relationships with peers and adults. Through these programs, youth also learn important life skills such as decision-making, communication, and problem-solving.
The impact of these programs extends beyond the individual participants, as young people who are involved in youth development programs often become engaged and contributing members of their communities. By investing in the development of Louisiana's youth, we are creating a brighter future for our state and beyond.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture