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Annual 4-H Celebration Night!

Come Celebrate everything that makes 4-H the best in Alamance County! Check out the flyer for more information! RSVP’s …

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Solutions - Winter 2019

Wondering what’s happening with N.C. Cooperative Extension in Alamance County? Wonder no more – here’s your Solutions, Winter edition! Winter …

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4-H Wreath and Garland Sale!

It’s time to start decorating for the holidays, and what better way to do so than by purchasing a …

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The Fall 2018 Edition of Solutions

Fall 2018https://alamance.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Fall-2018.pdf It’s a Fall Frenzy at Extension! Read all about it in this issue of …

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4-H Poster Contest Now Live!

Want to help promote in a new, exciting, and artistic way? Consider entering into our 4-H poster contest today! …

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