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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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Ability Garden Is Growing

The Ability Garden has gone through major transitions recently. We are now an independent non-profit, operating on the grounds …

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4-H... for City Kids, Too!

Being involved in 4-H provides opportunities for youth to master skills, connect to their community and mature in responsibility. …

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Do You Belong to the Clover?

Being involved in 4-H provides opportunities for youth to master skills, connect to their community, and mature in responsibility. …

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My, How We've Grown!

Celebrate the impact 4-H youth are making in their lives and their communities during National 4-H Week. 4-H is …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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 …

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.

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 …