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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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Junior Master Gardener Camp

4-H Day Camp 2018 Pre-registration Required Date: July 16-20 • Applicants should be youth, rising 3rd through 6th graders, who are …

Yancey County 4-H Rocks!

You could find some colorful rocks in Yancey County and if you look carefully some might have our Facebook …

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Beef Showmanship Meeting

Have you ever wanted to learn how to show beef cattle? Yancey County 4-H is hosting a Beef Showmanship …

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4-H Just Show It!

YANCEY 4-H SHOWING BEEF CATTLE Have you ever wanted to learn to show your beef cattle but did not know how …

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Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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Backyard composting bin

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List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

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Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

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Home Composting with Earthworms

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

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