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Enroll or Re-Enroll in 4-H for 2022

North Carolina 4-H utilizes an enrollment system for all new and existing 4-H members and volunteers. The online enrollment …

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Exploring Nutritional Half-Truths

There’s a lot of dietary information that sounds good on the surface, but stops short of being sound advice. It’s …

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Enroll or Re-Enroll in 4-H for 2022

North Carolina 4-H has more than 263,000 youth,and 15,000 adult volunteers,who are involved in 4-H experiences each year and …

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Summer Fun & Learning With 4-H

This summer Cherokee County 4-H and Cherokee County 21st Century Community Learning Centers partnered to provide programs for the …

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