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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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Agricultural Heritage Festival

March 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 6168 Deans Street in Bailey Attention Vendors This event is for produce, meat, egg, …

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Weekly Updates

4-H Weekly Newsletters See the links below for the latest editions of our 4-H newsletter! January 19th – 4-H Enrollment January 12th …

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Empowering Youth and Families Program

Recruitment is Now Open Register Here Through Eventbrite Today! Empowering Youth and Families is a special interest group called “Powerful Communities” …

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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 …

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Lights of Winter Wonderland

Presented by Nash County Recreation and Senior Services January 27 through 30, 2022 6:30 through 9:30 p.m. Here’s a Winter Treat for …

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4-H Scholarship and 4-H Honor Club

IMPORTANT! Applications due Monday January 24, 2022 Delivery to Nash County 4-H Office 4-H Scholarship and 4-H Honor Club Applications are due …

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Farmers Market - Open Saturdays

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Pick up unique, handmade and homemade holiday gifts for everyone on your list. Plus . …

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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly This Summer NCDA&CS – Plant Industry Division has received numerous reports of potential Spotted …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

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 …

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 …

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.