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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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Tri-County Chicken Chain

The Tri-County 4-H Chicken Chain is a multi-county (Alamance, Guilford, Chatham) chicken project where youth receive day-old Ameraucana or …

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Scholarship Available - Apply Today!

Each year the N.C. Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association funds a $750 scholarship to current and enrolling college students pursuing an …

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4-H Plant Sale

It’s time for the Spring 4-H Plant Sale! Blueberries (Climax, Tifblue, Brightwell, Pink Lemonade) Blackberries (Natchez, Ouachita) Raspberries (Heritage, Fall Gold) Goji Berries Bunch …

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Become a 4-H District Officer

Interested in becoming a 4-H District Officer? Check out these items to learn all about becoming and being a …

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Summer College Internship

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Guilford County would like to announce a Summer Internship opportunity for college students in cooperation …

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We Grow Guilford County

We hear it all the time. What’s Cooperative Extension? What do you do? We partner with our community to deliver …

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2020 Summer Budget Available Now

New Year, New Budget Is one of your resolutions to get on track financially? If so, you’re not alone. Millions …

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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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2020 4-H Fashion Revue

The Fashion Revue Judging and Show is held annually in April for youth who have sewn a garment. County …

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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 …

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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 …