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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.

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2018 in Franklin County 4-H

Happy New Year! I hope you are all looking forward to a wonderful 2018 in Franklin County 4-H. We have …

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Parent & Family Engagement Night

Join Franklin County Schools and Franklin County Cooperative Extension on Tuesday, December 12, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., at the …

4-H: Showing for More Than Ribbons

Franklin County 4-H’ers have been very busy gearing up for different events and competitions. Our most recent events and …

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Franklin County 4-H Community Service Project

Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Donations Candy donations will be accepted at: NC Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC Monday-Friday, from …

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2017 4-H Sizzlin' Summer Sessions

4-H Sizzlin’ Summer Sessions 2017 Recap By: Meg Wyatt, Franklin County 4-H Agent Franklin County 4-H had a busy and exciting …

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Women in Agriculture - Fiber Tour

The Franklin County Cooperative Extension’s “Women in Agriculture” Fiber Tour will take place on Friday, August 18th, beginning with …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

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

Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

9/6/17

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

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.

Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.