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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 Jones County 4-H Fresh Wreath Fundraiser

Jones County 4-H Fresh Wreath Fundraiser

Support Jones County 4-H’ers and order fresh fraser fir wreaths for the holidays! Order online Contact Samantha Bennett for more information …

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Color Me Healthy

Steps to Health Color Me Healthy Steps to Health Color Me Healthy serves preschoolers and kindergarteners across North Carolina in …

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Locally Delicious: Kids' Edition

Calling parents and childcare providers! N.C. Cooperative Extension in Jones, Onslow, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties are offering a free …

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Stir It Up: Baking Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Jones, Onslow, Wayne, and Lenoir Counties are offering a free summer baking program for children …

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Fairy Garden Fun!

Join us for a hands-on, at-home kit with a live virtual learning component about planting succulents! Cost: $10 Kit Pick-Up: September …

Jones County Summer Fun 2020

Due to COVID-19, all 4-H activities this summer must be virtual. Jones County 4-H has curated some exciting virtual …

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2020 4-H Presentations

4-H Presentations are being held electronically this year by filming your presentation and sending in the unedited recording! There …

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Muscadine Grape: Family Activity Guide

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Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 7-8.

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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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Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

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

Home Composting with Earthworms

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

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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