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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.

4-H County Photography Contest

It is time to enter your best photographs for our county photography contest. The deadline for entries is April 13th! There’s …

Cover photo for Using Helmets When Riding Seminar

Using Helmets When Riding Seminar

Offered by Nicole Worth, State 4-H Council Vice President and JoCo Rocking Riders 4-H Club Member Monday November 13, 2017 …

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4-H Happy Holidays Workshop

Johnston County 4-H will be hosting a Holiday Workshop for youth ages 5 – 10 on Wednesday, November 22, …

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4-H Merry Market

We are in the final week before our largest 4-H Fundraiser, Saturday October 28th. Our Craft and Vendor Show …

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National Youth Science Day

4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take …

Hungry to Help Food Drive

A huge thank you to all those who helped collect food for the Hungry to Help project this year. The …

Cover photo for 4-H’ers Bring Home District Honors

4-H’ers Bring Home District Honors

On May 14th at Lenoir Community College 20 Johnston County 4-H’ers competed at District Presentations. Two youth presented in …

Cover photo for 4-H Summer Fun 2016

4-H Summer Fun 2016

REGISTRATION CLOSED for 2016 Please check back again next April for the 2017 Summer Fun Listing 4-H Summer Fun Offers …

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Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …