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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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2020 Ten Plant Tour Series

Due to popular demand the 10 Plant Tour Series is back! Ever wonder what will thrive best and where? Here is …

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Cooking Up a Mystery

Dinner and a movie, well this is your chance to play the role of a detective and see if …

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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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People's Choice BBQ Competition

Show off your BBQ skills! November 8th and 9th at the Nash County Farmers Market Featuring Pork Butts provided by the PIG …

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Teen Clovers - New 4-H Program

Application Deadline – November 1st Complete application must be received and turned in to the Nash County 4-H Office Nash County …

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NED Volunteer Leaders Fall Day

Registration Due – October 25, 2019 Register Online Lunch will be provided. All counties are asked to bring or send a Tea …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

PROGRAM DATES September 9 through November 18, 2019 Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 6, 2019 Join us on a 10-week journey to …

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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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2019 4-H Summer Camps

ENROLLMENT OPEN NOW!!! Don’t delay – these camps fill up quickly! Click here to view 2019 Summer Camps Listing Step One – Sign …

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Be a Farmers Market Ambassador?

Interested in Becoming a Market Ambassador? Nash County Farmers Market is seeking volunteer seasonal Farmers Market Ambassadors to join our …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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

12/3/19
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
Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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 …

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 …