Events

Are you interested in starting a commercial food business based on your favorite recipes or as a value-added agriculture product?

Bringing communities together to celebrate and share best practices, tips and tools, and success stories for fostering entrepreneurship.

Be energized at this workshop with new ideas for working with youth in arts, crafts, sewing and textile projects.

Explore animal systems and learn about animal health for a broad array of animals species.

Learn about animal health, management, care and nutrition, livestock, meat evaluation, animal management and much more!

Entrepreneurship

Youth EntrepreneurWhat is 4-H Entrepreneurship?

From market livestock animals and craft sales to worm farming and bio-fuel production, 4-H has been involved in entrepreneurship from its beginning.  Entrepreneurship combines business concepts and creativity. 4-H entrepreneurship programs can help you take an existing project to new levels or assist you in bringing a great idea to life while making a profit. 

Forms of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship can come in many forms, including making improvements or finding new uses for existing products.  Entrepreneurs find solutions to problems, like turning waste products into renewable energy sources.  Entrepreneurs identify opportunities, such as selling cold pop on hot day.  Entrepreneurship can be a career path and avenue to a successful financial future, and being involved in 4-H entrepreneurship programs today can strengthen your existing skill set.

Developing an entrepreneurial spirit through 4-H

Entrepreneurial spirit is characterized by innovation and risk taking. Take a look at what 4-H has to help you create your own future, and how 4-H members from around the state of Michigan have embraced their entrepreneurial spirit!

Contact

For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or:

Michigan 4-H Youth Development
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Phone: 517-432-7575

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