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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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How to Join 4-H

Join 4-H 4-H is the largest youth organization in the United States with more than 7 million participants. 4-H is best …

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4-H Plant Sale

It’s time for the Spring 4-H Plant Sale! Blueberries (Climax, Tifblue, Powderble) Blackberries (Triple Crown, Ouachita) Raspberries (Heritage, Nova) Goji Berries Bunch Grapes (Niagra) Muscadines …

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4-H Inclement Weather Policy

Guilford County 4-H Inclement Weather Policy Winter is here and with it comes the possibility of snow and/or ice. Please …

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Annual Tree Seedling Sale! Pre-Order Now!

Guilford Soil & Water Conservation District Presents ANNUAL TREE SEEDLING SALE Monday, February 11—Friday, February 15, 2019 8 a.m.–6: p.m. Guilford Agricultural Center, …

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New Public Speaking 4-H Club

Guilford County 4-H has a new club, focused on developing public speaking skills for youth. Peggie Lewis Joyce and …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Figure 1. Developing goals and strategies.

Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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 …

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 …

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

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

9/26/18
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

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

9/20/18

Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

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

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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

6/19/18

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18