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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.

Mady White at horse show

What 4-H Means to Me

By Madisyn White Rowan County 4-H I’ve been a member of Rowan County 4-H for almost seven years. I started 4-H …

4-H News

Rowan County 4-H October Newsletter

Learn all about the upcoming 4-H programs, activities, and events by reading the Rowan County 4-H October Newsletter! October 2019 …

Cover photo for Fall 4-H Plant Sale 2019

Fall 4-H Plant Sale 2019

Please support 4-H by ordering plants during our Fall 2019 4-H Plant Sale! All orders are due by October …

Backyard Poultry Lunch N' Learn Flyer

Backyard Poultry Lunch N' Learn Series

Pre-registration is required by the Monday preceding the workshop you wish to attend. Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Wednesday, …

Cover photo for Summer full of achievements for 4-H

Summer full of achievements for 4-H

By Laura Allen Rowan County 4-H Agent Summer has been a busy time for Rowan County 4-H. In earlier articles, 4-H’ers have …

Cover photo for August 2019 Newsletter

August 2019 Newsletter

The August 2019 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the accomplishments of our 4-H’ers …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Extension Programming Models

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

9/6/19
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 …