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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 Alamance Gardener - June 2022

Alamance Gardener - June 2022

Alamance Gardener JUN 2022 Read about this bell ringer and other June gardening issues in this month’s Alamance …

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4-H Camps Are Hiring!

All three North Carolina 4-H Camps & Centers are actively recruiting and hiring for the 2022 summer camp season. Various …

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Poultry Science Summer Institute

If you are a rising sophomore -senior high school student who is interested in STEM, poultry, animals, and/or NC …

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Meet Your New 4-H Agent

Meet Sarah Maddry, Alamance County’s new 4-H Agent. Sarah is a native of Alamance County. She attended Southern Alamance High …

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Wreath and Garland Fundraiser

Alamance County 4-H’s holiday wreath and garland sale has begun. The order period will be November 1–19, and pickup …

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Fall 2021 4-H Plant Sale

The fall 4-H plant sale for 2021 has begun! The sale will last through October 22 and pickup dates …

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