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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.

Cover photo for 4-H Hurricane Florence Supply Drive

4-H Hurricane Florence Supply Drive

Franklin County 4-H will conduct a Supply Drive for all those affected by Hurricane Florence. The much-needed supplies will …

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Poultry and Livestock Judging Event

If you are interested in 4-H Livestock/Poultry Judging or Skillathon, come on out. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Shepherd’s Gate Fiber Mill 110 …

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2018 4-H Meme Contest

2018 4-H Meme Contest What: Create Your Own Meme pertaining to 4-H Why: For fun & to help market Franklin …

Cover photo for 2018 Four County 4-H Livestock Show

2018 Four County 4-H Livestock Show

Join the tradition and join in the fun! The Four County 4-H Livestock Show will take place Tuesday, August 14, at DD Equestrian …

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Northeast District 4-H Science Camp

NED Science Camp – Register Soon! Franklin County registration deadline is Friday, May 11 WHO: Youth ages 12-18 WHAT: NED 4-H Science …

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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

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18
honey bee pallet

How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …

1/17/18