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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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2018 Randolph County 4-H Agriventures

Announcing 4-H Agriventures 2018! GREAT NEWS!! STARTING 6/26/18 YOU CAN NOW REGISTER FOR CLASSES AND PAY ONLINE!!! CLICK HERE! 4-H Summer …

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Randolph County 4-H Chick Chain

Randolph County 4-H was able to offer embryology this spring in second grade classrooms. When it is all said …

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2017 Clover Classic Livestock Show

2017 Clover Classic Livestock Show, March 18 (beef cattle) & 19 (sheep and meat goats) Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Rules and Entry …

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2017 Youth Market Turkey Show

Registration ends Feb. 17th at 5:00 p.m. Turkey time is among us again! This is a fun program to be …

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4-H Opportunities

4-H Project Records Project records highlight what a 4-H’er has learned and done in a specific project area for a period …

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2018 4-H Clubs

WHAT IS 4-H 4-H ‘s inclusive clubs, programs and camps are open to all youth ages 5-18 regardless of race, …

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What Is 4-H?

4-H ‘s inclusive clubs, programs and camps are open to all youth ages 5-18 regardless of race, color, creed, …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

6/19/18

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18
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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

1/17/18

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

9/6/17

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.