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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.

4-H in the Fall

If you thought 4-H was busy only in the summer time, think again. Franklin County 4-H’ers have been very …

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Container Gardening

Container gardening is more popular than ever. Edibles can be grown in containers in a variety of outdoor spaces. …

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Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries are a wonderful addition to landscapes and gardens. They have delicate white or pink flowers in the spring, …

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Blackberries in the Home Garden

Blackberries are just one of many fruits that can be easily produced in the home garden or landscape. One …

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Time to Plant Trees

Trees not only provide beauty in a landscape, but can also reduce energy costs by shading a house and …

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

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Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …