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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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Cover photo for 2023 Egg-Cellent Egg Contest

2023 Egg-Cellent Egg Contest

The Egg-cellent Egg Contest is a fun competition for 4‐H members with a flock of chickens that are currently laying eggs. As part …

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2023 Farm City Day Celebration

This year N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yancey County Center will be hosting a Farm City Day Celebration on the Town …

Cover photo for 4-H Summer Celebration

4-H Summer Celebration

Join us on Saturday, July 15th from 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. at the Burnsville Pool for a 4-H summer celebration! …

Cover photo for 2023 4-H Summer Fun

2023 4-H Summer Fun

Yancey County 4-H is excited to offer a wide variety of summer learning opportunities for youth in 2023! Space …

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Open House

Join us on Saturday, March 25th from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Burnsville Fire Department (305 Pineola …

Cover photo for New 4-H Rabbit Club!

New 4-H Rabbit Club!

YANCEY COUNTY 4-H RABBIT CLUB TUESDAY, MARCH 28TH 5:30 p.m. Is your child interested in learning more about rabbits? Join us …

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