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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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National 4-H Week

For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National …

Move More, Weigh Less

It’s no secret that Americans need to be physically active. In fact, eating healthy and moving more are important …

Hurricane Preparedness

According to the State Climate Office of NC, there have been 83 hurricanes that have made landfall in NC …

Swine Show Circuit Kicks Off

As a livestock agent with NC Cooperative Extension, I am privileged to work with swine farmers, who are some …

Backyard Flock Egg Production

So you just got your own flock of chickens! Or maybe you’re just thinking about starting your own flock, …

Horse Vaccinations for Spring

Have you remembered to vaccinate your horse this spring? Some of us may have remembered that it’s time, but still …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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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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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …