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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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4-H Fruit and Berry sale Flyer

2023 Annual 4-H Plant Sale

It’s that time of year again when Macon County 4-H sells fruit and berry plants to our families and …

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2023 4-H Re-Enrollment

Happy New Year – We are excited for You To Join Us for 4-H in 2023 Re-enrollment opens January 10th …

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Kids Voting NC

Citizenship is one of the three mission mandates for North Carolina 4-H. According to National 4-H Headquarters (2011), Since its …

Cover photo for 2023 East Coast Extravaganza

2023 East Coast Extravaganza

Swine, Goat, Lamb, Heifer, and Steer Show March 4-5, 2023 Entry Form Extravaganza Schedule Extravaganza Rules New Location: Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County …

Tammara Talley Award

Tammara Talley Receives an Award

Tammara Talley, 4-H Youth Development Agent with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County was awarded the Dr. Marshall and …

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4-H Camp Is Already on Our Minds

North Carolina 4-H has a wonderful camping system and Macon County 4-H is already thinking about next year. 12 …

4-H Kids selling Honey

4-H Honey for Sale

This is the second year that Macon County 4-H Beekeepers has worked with Katie Wall and Larry Cooper from …

lambs in show ring

2022 4-H Youth Livestock Series

This summer 4-H Kids from Jackson, Macon and Swain Counties have spent every other Thursday evening at a 4-H …

Fur Fish and Game Group

4-H Fur Fish and Game Camp

Last day of 4-H Fur Fish and Game Camp. Our camping group was able to spend a week with …

3-Day Farm Tour

Farm to Fork Camp

Team up with youth from other counties in WNC to learn about local agriculture and where our food comes …

WD 4-H Horse Clinic

West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic

For more information call 828-349-2046 or Email Tammara Talley, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development. Email Tammara for a registration …

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