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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.

Johnston County 4-H Photography Contest 2020

2020 4-H Photography Contest Winners

Each year Johnston County 4-H’ers exhibit their photography skills in an annual county photography contest. Each year there are …

Green grass, yellow and white letters that say Johnston County 4-H Update April 2020

4-H April Update

April 4-H Update Here is our 4-H April update so that you can stay up to date on our 4-H …

Cover photo for Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents. Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High …

Cover photo for On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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