Through 4-H, hundreds of thousands of North Carolina’s young people learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.
Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, spoke on Nov. 20 at North Carolina State University on the future of agriculture and meeting the MORE »– from NC Cooperative Extension Centennial
Junior Master Gardeners I know most of my readers have heard of Extension Master Gardeners, but I wonder how many have heard of Junior Master Gardeners? Junior Master Gardeners is a youth gardening MORE »
Every fall, Rowan County 4-H sells small fruit plants to support 4-H activities throughout the year. In addition to the typical blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, muscadine, and fig plants, bunch grapes have been added MORE »
Two delegates from Rowan County attended the North Carolina 4-H State Council Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina on September 6-7, 2014. The delegation joined more than 280 youth and adults representing 63 counties. MORE »