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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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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 …

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Volunteers Say Yes!

One of the best things about our work here at the Extension Office is the great people we work …

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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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Thank You Mr. Elworth Cheek

We would like to offer a special thank you to Mr. Elworth Cheek, Ramseur, for representing Randolph County Extension …

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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. …

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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
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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.