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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.

2018 Show and Sale

Don’t forget entries for the 2018 show and sale are due January 19th, 2018. You must have your animal …

Regional Chicken Project

It’s that time of year again, time to think about ordering chicks for the Coastal Plains Regional Chicken Project. …

Youth Livestock Skillathon

Hope your summer is starting off well! The skillathon competition will be held July 20th in Raleigh. Please let …

2017 Show and Sale

It’s the start of a new year which means new resolutions and hopefully some new experiences! The 69th annual …

Regional Chicken Project 2016

The Regional Chicken Project is an opportunity for youth to learn more about the livestock industry. Youth ages 5 …

2015 Winter 4-H Newsletter

Wayne County 4-H Newsletter for Winter 2015 is ready to be viewed. Click here to view 4-H …

Showtime!!

While you’re drinking your morning coffee and reading the paper, 50 Wayne County youth are preparing their pens, weighing …

2015 Show and Sale Workshops

Please plan to attend two of the following workshops in order to fulfill your participation requirements for the Wayne …

Chick Chain Auction

Our 4-Hers have been hard at work raising chicks for the past few months. Come out to support them …

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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 …

Soil to Seed

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List of current North Carolina curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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Bug Out 4-H Leader's Guide

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Energy Transformation curriculum title page

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List of current NC 4-H curricula titles available through your local 4-H agent for grades …

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Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

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

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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 …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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