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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.

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Cover photo for 2023 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2023 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

Scan the QR Code for Registration Form. Click here for Regional Chicken Project Rules Looking forward to seeing you at the …

Cover photo for Duplin Agribusiness Fair 2022

Duplin Agribusiness Fair 2022

October 21-23, 2022 Fair Information Sponsored by Duplin County Agribusiness Council FAIR SCHEDULE Wednesday, October 19, 2022 3:00 – 6:30 p.m……………………………….. Drop off Exhibits Thursday, …

Cover photo for 2022 Duplin County Livestock Show

2022 Duplin County Livestock Show

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Cattlemen's Association Scholarship

We are now accepting applications for the Duplin County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship! Due by Friday, April 15th @ 4 …

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