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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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Cover photo for 2021 Virtual 4-H Presentations

2021 Virtual 4-H Presentations

4-H Presentations: The What & Why If you were asked what is the NUMBER 1 FEAR among American people, what would …

Cover photo for 2019 4-H Presentations

2019 4-H Presentations

What are 4-H presentations? The 4-H Presentations program is an opportunity for youth to learn about a new topic, …

Cover photo for 2017 Teen Retreat!

2017 Teen Retreat!

Its time for Teen Retreat! This year it will be held in Wake County, NC. Please view the attached …

Cover photo for Winter Crafts for Three Rivers

Winter Crafts for Three Rivers

Please remember! Tomorrow from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. we will be making crafts at the Bertie Extension Office (now …

Cover photo for Clover Buzz- Fall 2016

Clover Buzz- Fall 2016

There have been a few changes to 4-H this fall. Please read our newsletter to stay up to date …

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Livestock Interest Meeting

Bertie County 4-H will be hosting a livestock interest meeting for all interested in participating in the Hertford-Northampton Livestock …

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2016 Summer Newsletter

Summer is over and school is right around the corner. Read our newsletter to find out how Bertie 4-H …

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New Date for Teen Council Meeting

Due to scheduling conflicts with most members the Teen Council Meeting has been moved to Thursday, September 10th at …

Cover photo for Make Your Hard Work Count!

Make Your Hard Work Count!

Make your hard work count by recording it in a 4-H Project Record Book. 4-H Records are an important …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Searching for ripe tomatoes.

Snacking and Cooking with Warm-Season Produce from Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Stirring kale and dressing for a winter salad.

Snacking and Cooking With Cool-Season Produce From Childcare Production Gardens

This publication includes simple recipes that childcare center cooks and educators can use to engage …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

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

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

Harvesting beans from a vine-covered teepee.

Creating Childcare Center Production Gardens

This publication focuses on developing fruit and vegetable production gardens in the Outdoor Learning Environment …

Photo: Little fingers loosening roots before planting.

Growing and Cooking Fruits and Vegetables at Childcare Centers

This factsheet summarizes the benefits of fruit and vegetable gardening with children. It includes age-appropriate …

Diagram of swine body parts.

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

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

Swine Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of swine.