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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.

Painted Rain Barrel with Fish

Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

Cover photo for Duplin County EFNEP Summer 2019

Duplin County EFNEP Summer 2019

We are excited about the events taking place this summer with Duplin County EFNEP. Fifty years ago on February 1969, …

2018 Duplin County Livestock Show

2018 Duplin County Livestock Show September 13-15 Eastern Showmanship Circuits Duplin Livestock Facility 275 Fairgrounds Dr., Kenansville, NC Duplin Cooperative Extension: 910-296-2143 (Day …

Duplin County 4-H Livestock Programs

https://duplin.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Livestock-3.pdf Duplin County 4-H Livestock Program Livestock Projects Receive help on where to buy animals, how to care for, and showmanship. Skillathon If you like to …

Coastal Plains Chicken Project

CoastPChickenProj18 Attention 4-H’er: If you are interested in participating in the Coastal Plains Chicken Project please refer to the link above …

2017 Duplin County Livestock Show

Please refer to the link below for the 2017 Duplin County Livestock Show forms – Eastern Showmanship Circuits – …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

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

12/3/19
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. …

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

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 …

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 …

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 …