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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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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 – …

Duplin County Cattlemen Association Scholarship

Duplin County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship Program The Duplin County Cattlemen’s Association is currently accepting scholarship applications. The scholarship is open to …

Cover photo for Itch Mite Problems

Itch Mite Problems

Fall is the time of year when hay/straw bales are used extensively for decorations at fairs and retail stores, hay …

Tip for Sowing Small Seeds

Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. “One …

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Diagram of swine body parts.

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Diagram of swine body parts.

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.

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Teaching From the Garden: Creating Transformative Learning Landscapes at Schools

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

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This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …