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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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LEGO Winter Wonderland Contest

Mitchell County 4-H is having a LEGO Winter Wonderland Contest. Youth ages 5 – 18 are invited to create a winter …

Hiring 4-H Extension Agent flier

We Are Hiring!!

Mitchell County 4-H Agent Position 4-H is the Cooperative Extension System’s dynamic and educational program for youth. The name 4-H …

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Closed These Days in December

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County staff will be participating in staff development on Thursday, December 9 (all day) and …

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Office Currently Closed

The office is currently closed due to no heat or water. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you need assistance …

Zeb Woody, 4-H YSF Member

Productive 4-H Summer Garden

The 4-H Youth Stepping FOURward (4-H YSF) Garden is winding down. With the end of summer approaching so has tomato …

2021 Flood Damage

Flood Damage Relief to Be Available

Has Your Farm Suffered Flood Damage? Please contact our Extension Center (828.688.4811) as well as the FSA office (828.765.5049) with …

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Youth Interested in Livestock

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Mitchell County Center provides a livestock interest 4-H club for all youth ages 5 to 18- Mitchell …

4-H Clover with Mitchell County

Congratulations to Luke Silver!

A big congratulations to Luke for being awarded both the “Robert and Helen Runion 4-H Scholarship” and the Mitchell …

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