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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.

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October: 4-H Fall Fun Program 2019

4-H Fun doesn’t stop when summer ends. Check out our upcoming Fall Fun workshops, clubs, and events. Enroll in 4-H! Sign …

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Celebrating Our Future Leaders

On August 24th 4-H Shooting Sports teams from across Eastern NC gathered at the Eastern 4-H Center to test …

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What Happened This Summer?

Summer has come to an end and I’m looking forward to crisp fall mornings, plaid, and leaves crunching beneath …

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4-H Fall Fun Programs 2019

4-H Fun doesn’t stop when summer ends. Check out our upcoming Fall Fun workshops, clubs, and events. Sign up for …

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The Summer So Far

August is just around the corner and I can’t believe how fast this Summer has flown by. It seems …

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Summertime Rock Candy

Summer is fully upon us and I’ve been thinking about all the fun things that I got to do …

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Green Time Not Screen Time

Surrounded as we are by the great natural beauty of Pamlico County, the Neuse River, and the Croatoan, it …

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Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19
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. …

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …