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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 Horse Bowl Team Forming

December through February is Horse Bowl season. 4-H Horse Bowl is a fun, competitive, horse skills contest. If you …

Winter Woodworking Classes

Mr. Paul Chew will teach us woodworking in December. Winter is a great time to work on inside woodworking projects. Beginner …

December 2018 4-H Newsletter

Macon County 4-H has lots of exciting activities going on in December. To find more information on the clubs …

Macon County 4-H Enrollment Forms

See the following links for Macon County 4-H enrollment and medical forms. If you have any questions, please call the N.C. …

August 2018 4-H Newsletter

Macon County August 4-H Newsletter is now available on line. Click the link below to find out all the …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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 …

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

9/26/18
Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …

9/20/18

Would You Like to Be a Wildlife Professional?

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains the physical and technical skills expected of …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

6/19/18

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

4/9/18

Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

2/14/18