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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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Pickin' in the Pines for 4-H

By now you have probably heard about an event that will be hosted at Millstone 4-H Camp called Pickin’ …

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Richmond County 4-H Goat Show

Our Richmond County 4-H Goat Show is coming up next weekend. This is an event that you don’t want …

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Richmond County 4-H Cooks Up a Win!!

On Saturday, July 31, two Richmond County youth participated in the State Presentation Pork Cookery Competition. This competition was …

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Summer + Fun = 4-H Summer Fun!

As students are saying good-byes to teachers and classrooms for a few months, I say “Hello!” to 4-H Summer …

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"Winning Presentations"

On Saturday morning, March 11th, a great group of Richmond County 4-H’ers gathered for the 2017 Richmond County Activity …

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Make a Difference - Volunteer!

As with many organizations, volunteers are the backbone of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Without trained volunteers, there would be …

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Home Composting with Earthworms

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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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 …

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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.