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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

Wayne Livestock Shows

Although the Wayne County Fair is not happening, we are still having our livestock shows Oct 2–4, 2020. Please …

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4-H Ambassador Workshops

The mission of the North Carolina 4-H Ambassador program is to empower teen 4-H leaders with the knowledge, skills, …

Show and Sale 2020--Canceled

This is not a decision made lightly but the Wayne County 2020 Show and Sale has been canceled. Our …

Show and Sale Workshops

See below for the list of Show and Sale workshops for 2020. Participants must attend a minimum of two …

2020 Show and Sale

That time of year again–time to be thinking about the Wayne County Show and Sale!! Anyone who lives in …

Show and Sale Paperwork

Please see below for important paperwork regarding the 2019 Show and Sale. Call (919) 731-1527 or email me at …

Show and Sale 2019

The Wayne County Jr Livestock Show and Sale is an event held every year for the youth of Wayne …

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2018 4-H Summer Day Camps

Check out our 2018 4-H Summer Day camps! Wayne County 4-H is offering more than 30 exciting summer opportunities this …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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 …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …