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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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Kids Voting NC

Citizenship is one of the three mission mandates for North Carolina 4-H. According to National 4-H Headquarters (2011), Since its …

Cover photo for 2023 East Coast Extravaganza

2023 East Coast Extravaganza

Swine, Goat, Lamb, Heifer, and Steer Show March 4-5, 2023 Forms will be posted shortly. Entry Form Extravaganza Schedule Extravaganza Rules New Location: Johnston County …

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Judging in January

2023 NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January Date: January 28, 2023 Location: E Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit, Raleigh, NC Age …

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