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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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Homemade Holiday Program

The holiday season is fast approaching so make this season one to remember. You can start by attending our …

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Paint Your Own Pumpkin

Open to the Community Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Nash County Farmers Market 1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount 9 to 11 a.m. Sponsored …

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4-H Poultry Show and Sale

Nash County 4-H Poultry Show and Sale Are you interested in learning about different poultry varieties, breeds, and showmanship? Here …

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Calling All Nash County 4-H Supporters!

Enjoy Gourmet Roasted Nuts and Confections While Supporting 4-H! October 19th-21st Booth #52 – NC State Fair’s Commercial Building A portion of the …

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2018 Summer Extension Connections Newsletter

2018 Summer Edition of Extension Connections In This Issue Research and Extension Works Shaping Our Future Leaders Summer Livestock Updates Tobacco Tour 2018 Wet Weather Fallout 2018 …

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Beginning Farmer Workshop

An 8-Week Workshop September 11th through October 30th Registration Deadline Wednesday, September 5th This 8-week course, will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to …

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4-H Where Seeds for Success Grow

Supporting and Growing Our Next Generation Backed by a robust community of volunteers and professionals, 4-H empowers young people to lead …

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2018 School Supply Drive

Help Kids Succeed Donate New School Supplies to N.C. Cooperative Extension for Nash County Students July 7 through August 17 Drop-Off Locations N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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2018 Bugs-a-Palooza

A Unique Opportunity! Learn From the Experts – Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Nash County Collect and Display Insects 4-week Course Sign up today …

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2018 4-H Summer Camps

ENROLLMENT BEGINS Tuesday, May 1 at 9:00 a.m. Camps Fill Up Quickly! The Nash County 4-H Summer Camps will open to the …

Learn More Using the Resources Below

4-H Club Financial Information

4-H Club Information

4-H Club Start-Up Forms and Information

4-H Enrollment Packet

4-H Forms

4-H Forms and Policies

4-H Horse Information

4-H Livestock Project

4-H Policies

Extension Programs at NC State University

Parliamentary Procedure

Partnerships and Organizations

Publications, Information, and News


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