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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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2017 4-H Calendar of Events

While 2016 was a great year for Pender County 4-H, there is even more planned for 2017! Start setting …

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Soup & Sandwich 4-H Fundraiser

Pender County 4-H will be hosting a fall fundraiser event at the Extension Office on October 7, 2016 serving …

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Fun at the Fair!

The Cape Fear Fair & Expo will be held at the Wilmington Airport starting on October 28 – November …

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Itch Mite Problems

Fall is the time of year when hay/straw bales are used extensively for decorations at fairs and retail stores, hay …

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4-H State Council Conference

4-H State Council Conference is right around the corner! 4-H’ers Ages: 13-18 Dates: November 14-15, 2015 Location: Raleigh @ the Jane S. …

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4-H Youth Goat Show 2015

The Pender County Goat Show will be held at the Cape Fear Fair and Expo on Saturday Oct. 31, …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

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Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

9/6/17

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.

Sheep Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing sheep for youth aged 5-6.

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 …