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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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4-H Social Media Contest

Through Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., Stanly County 4-H will be hosting a social media contest. Here are …

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4-H Greenery Sale 2019

‘TIS THE SEASON!! Stanly County 4-H is selling trees, wreaths, and bows to help give kids scholarships for summer …

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Youth Leadership Stanly Inductees

On Monday, October 7, 2019, Stanly County 4-H inducted 9 new members to the Youth Leadership Stanly program. All members …

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Agriculture Is Vital to Stanly County

Stanly County agriculture is vital to our economy, community, and environment. Without agriculture in Stanly County, the local economy would …

Stanly County 4-H Lives United

For years, United Way of Stanly County has proudly supported our organization, Stanly County 4-H. Their funding has allowed …

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Laundry 101

There comes an age when youth should slowly begin to learn the life skills they will need as an …

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Morning's Made Easy...er

“It was 5 minutes before we had to leave for school. There stood the kids, calmly waiting by the …

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2019 Summer Blast Schedule

It’s hard to believe that summer is right around the corner! Stanly County 4-H is prepped and ready with …

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Empowering Youth & Families

Join our Empowering Youth & Families Program to gain 18 new tools to strengthen your family while also teaching …

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Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

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Wild Game: From Field to Table

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Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

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