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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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Hurricane News You Can Use!

N.C. Cooperative Extension Service offers resources for being prepared before, during and after the storm. Visit the NC Disaster Information …

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PSSI Words of Wisdom

Alexandra “Alex” Baughns of Orange Park, FL recently attended the Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) and shared some advice …

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2018 4-H Summer Fun

It is time to register for Hertford Counties 4-H Summer Fun! We have lots of activities for you to …

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4-H Livestock Show and Sale

4-H Livestock Show and Sale - Beef Cattle

4-H Livestock Show and Sale - Hog

4-H Livestock Show and Sale - Lamb

4-H Livestock Show and Sale - Meat Goat

4-H Livestock Show and Sale Activity Books

4-H Livestock Show and Sale Financial Record Books

4-H Misc Forms

4-H Opportunities

4-H Project Record Books

4-H Volunteer Applications

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Hertford County Development

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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 …

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Home Composting with Earthworms

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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 …

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