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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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New Extension Resources

While the gathering restrictions associated with COVID-19 may have put a damper on face to face Cooperative Extension programming, …

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Attitude Is Everything

It would be fair to say that we are all experiencing all sorts of new situations, procedures, problems, opportunities, …

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Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

The year 2020 has been full of disappointment for many. Most recently it was announced that even the North …

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Unsolicited Seed Shipments

You may have recently seen news reports of people all across the country receiving unsolicited seed packages from China. …

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Why Not Just Smile?  

I would just bet that you know someone that every time you see them, they break out into a …

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Livestock Fly Control

Summer is in full swing and so are those pesky flies that aggravate our beloved equine partners and other livestock. …

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Pasture Management

Are you managing your pastures properly? Horses should be able to graze all year long on properly maintained pastures. Horses …

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Summer Learning Loss

“Often referred to as summer setback or the summer slide, summer learning loss is when students return to school …

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Extension Summer Pop-Up Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is cooking up tons of free, virtual fun this summer that highlights local …

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2020 Virtual Electric Program

The 4-H Electric Program is one of the exciting areas where 4-Hers are given several opportunities to learn by …

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Preventing Colic in Horses

How many horse owners worry every time the weather changes or just worry in general if their beloved equine …

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Cancelled-Mission: Connection

*This class has been cancelled* Have you been missing experiences and human interaction? Well, North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Currituck …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Excerpt of Bug Out - Leader's Guide

Excerpt of Bug Out curriculum - Leader's Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, College …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

Excerpt of Be A Bone Builder

Excerpt of the Be A Bone Builder Curriculum by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of Soil to Seed Curriculum

Excerpt from Soil to Seed curriculum. Protecting water quality through soil erosion, sediment, and turbidity …

Excerpt of Vermicomposting Leader's Guide

Vermicomposting Leader's Guide - School Enrichment Curriculum by NC 4-H and NC State Extension. The …

Excerpt of Hive Helpers - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide

Hive Helpers curriculum - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of Soil Solutions Curriculum

Soil Solutions curriculum by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and North Carolina State University 4-H …

Excerpt of The Busy World of Bees

The Busy World of Bees Curriculum - First Grade Educator's Guide by NC 4-H, NC …