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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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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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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

Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Allison Walker, Extension …

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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, …

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Shop Local This Holiday!

The holidays are here and if you are like so many others, you are in search of the perfect …

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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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4-H Newsletter

Our September/October 4-H Newsletter is now available!! September/ October 4-h …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

9/26/18
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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

9/20/18

Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

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