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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 Paper Clover Campaign

Morganton, NC – National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in …

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4-Hers Complete Project Records

Following an eventful 4-H year, Burke County youth complete 4-H project records that tell what they have learned in …

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Camp for Christmas

With the holidays quickly approaching, many are often in search of a unique and meaningful gift for the children …

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4-H Youth Cattle Show

Burke County Cooperative Extension and Burke County 4-H hosted the 4-H Cattle Show at the Drexel Community Fair on …

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4-H Youth Goat Show

On Tuesday, August 13, Burke County Cooperative Extension and Burke County 4-H hosted the 4-H and Youth Goat Show …

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4-H Hosts Hands2Service Day

One focus of the North Carolina 4-H Program is to introduce and encourage youth towards community service opportunities. This …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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

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.

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.