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Carter E. has gained the confidence to try new things thanks to 4-H

Carter is from the town of Kasson in Dodge County, MN. For the past 12 years, he has been an active 4-H'er. He's held leadership roles in a community club called the Zumbro Rockets 4-H Club, participated in local 4-H summer camps and just finished serving as president of the Dodge County 4-H Federation. But is favorite part of 4-H, and what he loves most, is raising dairy cows to show at the fair.

 It was just a few years ago when Carter first expressed interest in showing cattle. With the help and support of his parents, Mary and Ramon, Carter has slowly built important knowledge and skills in all aspects of dairy production. His consistent effort has paid off, earning top honors at his local fair and even earning trips to compete at the Minnesota State Fair.

"It's so much fun to show at the State Fair. I get to see what youth in other counties are learning in their dairy programs and use it to improve my own project."

Competition is tough at the state level, b…