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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.

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4-H Summer Programs! Sign Up Today!

Make your summer a 4-H Summer! Sign up at the Extension Office today! 4-H Summer Schedule Registration Form Beth Jackson, 4-H agent Washington …

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Youth Day of Service

“Youth Day of Service” is a partnership with the members of the Boy Scouts of America Occoneechee Council, North …

4-H Clover

4-H Meet and Greet

Monday, March 12th – Thursday, March 15th Washington County Extension …

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4-H Community Movie Night!

Join Washington County 4-H for a movie, popcorn and fun on October 27th at 6:30 p.m.! Bring your chairs and …

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4-H'er Attends NCACC Youth Summit

A 4-H’er from Washington County attended the seventh annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which …

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4-H Electric Congress

Washington County 4-H’er, Taylor Tucker, attended the 70th Annual 4-H Electric Congress July 11-13 at the University of North …

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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.

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. …


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 …


Home Composting with Earthworms

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


Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

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

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …