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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.

Chicken & Rabbit Show

2021 Chicken & Rabbit Show

Are you interested in raising chickens and/or rabbits? If so, you should participate in our 4-H Chicken & Rabbit …

Cover photo for 2021 4-H Summer Fun

2021 4-H Summer Fun

This summer we are offering at-home kits and Zoom experiences for youth. Family kits will be available for K-5 …

4-H Presentations 2021

It’s that time of year again: 4-H Presentations! Like last year, presentations will take place virtually. Please register through …

4-H Teen Council

Hertford County 4-H Teen Council

Calling all 13-18 year olds! It’s time to let YOUR voices be heard! Join the Hertford County 4-H Teen Council! Interest …

4-H Online 2.0

4-H Online 2.0

It’s that time of year again! All new and returning families as well as volunteers must enroll in 4-H …

Wellness Kit

Wellness Wonders Camp Kits

Youth wellness is essential, especially during these uncertain times. Check out our Wellness Wonders Camp Kits for kindergarten through …

virtual craft fair

NC 4-H Virtual Craft Fair

Have you been looking for a way to express yourself? Here’s the perfect opportunity to channel the inner artist in …

2020 Summer Fun Kits

Summer Fun Kits 2020

Summer 2020 will look a little different this year! Instead of face-to-face programming, we are offering at-home experiences through …

4-H Congress

2020 NC 4-H Congress

Seeing is one thing. Having VISION is another! Join the fun as we help you Define YOUR Vision! Calling 4-H’er’s …

Virtual Workshops

Extension Extended

Be sure to check out the Extension Extended series offered by N.C. A&T State University this month! These virtual workshops …

Cover photo for Vibin' with Ms. Vicki

Vibin' with Ms. Vicki

Calling all Hertford County high schoolers! We will start having weekly “Vibin’ with Ms. Vicki” Zoom sessions this Thursday, April …

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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

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Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Home Composting with Earthworms

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

6/30/21
Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

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

6/17/21
Searching for ripe tomatoes.

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

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

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 …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

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 …