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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.

Rowan County 4-H December Newsletter

Please read the Rowan County 4-H December newsletter for updates and information about upcoming 4-H events! Read more at: December 2018 …

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Support 4-H'ers at Food Show, Dec. 1

By Laura Allen N.C. Cooperative Extension in Rowan County SALISBURY — Do you have plans tomorrow morning? Would you like to support …

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Rowan County 4-H Food Show

This year’s Rowan County 4-H Food Show will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the N.C. Cooperative …

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What 4-H Means to Me

By Jaysa Causby Rowan County 4-H member Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved horses, and this love …

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Celebrate National 4-H Week

By Laura Allen Rowan County 4-H agent Happy National 4-H Week! This year, that’s Oct. 7-13, 2018, a time when 4-H …

Rowan County 4-H Wreath Sale

Please support Rowan County 4-H by purchasing products through our 4-H Wreath Sale! All orders are due by Nov. …

RACE Fall Show 2018

Check out all the information for the RACE Fall Horse Show on October 27, 2018. 2018 RACE Fall …

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Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

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

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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