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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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4-H Summer Fun 2018!

We are excited to share our 2018 4-H Summer Fun Program with you! Check out the schedule and save …

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2018 Livestock Show and Sale

2018 Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale April 17 and 18 Sale – 6:30 pm April 18 The 81st Annual Eastern …

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2017 4-H Award Packets Ready!

Attention 4-H’ers & Club Leaders: The 2017 Award Packet (click here) is ready! All award applications are due Jan. 5th! List …

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Holiday Wreath Orders

It’s time to place your 2017 holiday wreath orders to support Edgecombe County 4-H Youth! 4-H’ers can print the order …

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2017 4-H Summer Fun

We are excited to share our 2017 4-H Summer Fun Program with you! Please see the PDF below for …

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4-H Newsletter by Email?

Would you like to receive our “Clover Express” 4-H Newsletter by email? If so, please sign up here: …

4-H Spring Newsletter

Happy Summer to you ALL”! Lots of great 4-H’ing has been going….4-H Livestock Lock-in, 4-H Horse Educational Competitions, 4-H …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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.

Diagram of swine body parts.

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

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

Diagram of swine body parts.

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

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