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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.

Cover photo for November 2018 4-H Newsletter

November 2018 4-H Newsletter

We have some great things happening this holiday season and we would love for you to be part of …

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Fall Leader's Day

Fall Leader’s Day When: Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Pilot Center of Surry Community College …

Cover photo for October 2018 4-H Newsletter

October 2018 4-H Newsletter

It’s finally Fall! Check out what is going on in Yadkin Count 4-H by looking at our newsletter! Newsletter-October …

Alexandra Baughns portrait

PSSI Words of Wisdom

Alexandra “Alex” Baughns of Orange Park, FL recently attended the Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) and shared some advice …

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Animal Appetites

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Nature's Footprints

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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 …

Talking Turkey

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …

Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …