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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

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Stokes County Council Officer Guidelines

Stokes County Council Officer Guidelines 4-H-Nomination-for-Council-Officers President Attend County events and County Council Meetings Preside over the meeting Assist 4-H Leaders and club officers …

Connect a Million Minds

Thank you to Time Warner Cable’s “Connect a Million Minds” program for supporting Stokes County Youth! Click on the …

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School Skippers Celebrate Thanksgiving

The School Skippers 4-H Club celebrated Thanksgiving early this year! The “Pilgrims and Native Americans” met on Monday, November 18 at …

Quarterly Newsletter Is Here!

The Winter 2013 Quarterly Newsletter is now available! Click on the link below to access it! Winter 2013 …

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This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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How to Install a Package of Honey Bees

A step-by-step instruction and description of how to install and maintain a new colony of …


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Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …


Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.