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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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North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, …

Cover photo for Horse Health Expo a Great Success!!

Horse Health Expo a Great Success!!

Cherokee Rider’s 4-H Horse Club held another very successful Horse Health Expo. On Saturday, March 18, horse owners from …

Cover photo for Horse Health Expo

Horse Health Expo

Does your horse need a current coggins test for Equine Infectious Anemia? We have the answer for you. Come …

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Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.

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

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

Swine Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing swine for youth aged 5-6.

Sheep Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing sheep for youth aged 5-6.