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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.

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

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 …

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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 …

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Compost Bin Discounts!

I have tried out two dozen types of compost bins at my Compost Learning Lab at NC State University and these …

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 …

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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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Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

Celebrating, learning and loving everything about muscadine grapes. This guide provides activities for families to …

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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

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

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

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

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

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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
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What CAN Be Composted?

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

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