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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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Explore the World of 4-H!

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, students and parents alike are now at home around the clock. Yes, there’s …

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Investing in Our Community

Something I love about 4-H is the opportunity to work alongside other community agencies! Agencies that work together, that …

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Friendship Building in 4-H

Did you know that 4-H is coordinating summer adventure classes for youth in Asheboro, Liberty and Archdale? Often the …

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“H“ is for Heart

I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service and my …

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Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents. Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

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Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 9-12

List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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NC 4-H Curriculum Titles, Grades 6-8

List of current NC 4-H curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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