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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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Coastal Plains Chicken Project

The Coastal Plains Chicken Project registration is officially out! The registration deadline is January 22nd but there are a limited …

Extension 4-H Favorite Foods Show

4-H Favorite Foods Contest

The 4-H Favorite Foods Contest is a contest in which youth prepare a favorite food, plan a nutritionally balanced …

Pender County 4-H

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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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. …

Cover photo for 4-H Youth Goat Show 2015

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, …

Cover photo for 2015 4-H Events

2015 4-H Events

2015 holds many new opportunities for 4-H’ers in Pender County! Check out the calendar to stay up to date …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

2/14/18
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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 …

1/17/18

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.

Diagram of swine body parts.

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

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

Diagram of swine body parts.

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

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