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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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Homemade Hand Sanitizer

The big topic of discussion at this time is COVID-19. We live in an age of technology and a …

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Farmers Market - Opens Sat April 4th

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Yes, we are opening Saturday April 4th! Shop Fresh. Shop Local. Eat Fresh. Featuring Local Produce, …

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4-H Horse Program Updates

2020 Horse Judging Contest Update Due to current university restrictions regarding public gatherings, the NC 4-H Horse Program 4-H Horse …

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Handwashing - Best Practices

CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected …

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2020 Census - Make Nash Count!

Learn more at 2020 Census. Importance of the Data The 2020 Census will determine congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in …

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Herter O'Neal Scholarship

Herter O’Neal Scholarship $750 Available for Tuition and/or Books Deadline to receive application is March 20, 2020 The scholarship is open to students pursuing …

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Extension Connections Newsletter

Hot off the press . . . Winter 2019 Extension Connections Newsletter – see link below. Extension Connections 4th Qtr …

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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly This Summer The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Plant Industry Division is asking travelers …

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Join a Nash County 4-H Club

4-H is one of the largest youth organization in the United States with more than 7 million participants from age …

Measles, Rabies, and Norovirus

Attention Summer Camp Participants With summer fast approaching, the Division of Public Health has written this brief memo for summer camp directors which provides information …

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Nash County 4-H News

Click the link below to check the latest happenings for Nash County 4-H! Nash County 4-H News September 2019 Nash County May …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …