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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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The Magic Ratio

Have you ever had a conversation with someone that just left you feeling beaten down? Does your morning routine …

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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 …

Pizza Garden

4-H Pizza Garden

A cooperative effort is underway between the Mitchell County 4-H Program, Spruce Pine Library, and the Spruce Pine Housing …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Excerpt of Mooving Milk From the Farm to the Fridge

4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

Excerpt of Hive Helpers - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide

Hive Helpers curriculum - 4th Grade Facilitators Guide by NC 4-H, NC State Extension, and …

Excerpt of The Busy World of Bees

The Busy World of Bees Curriculum - First Grade Educator's Guide by NC 4-H, NC …

Excerpt of Cooking Up Confidence

North Carolina 4-H would like to thank the North Carolina Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) …

Excerpt of Microbes The World Within

This curriculum was developed through funds from a USDA-NIFA Grant (Award # 2012-68003-19621) titled “Development …

Excerpt of Microbes On My Mind

This curriculum was developed through funds from a USDA-NIFA Grant (Award # 2012-68003-19621) titled “Development …

Excerpt of I Am an Ecosystem Curriculum

Excerpt of the curriculum, I Am An Ecosystem - An Elementary Introduction to Microbes. This curriculum …

Excerpt of Winged Wonders

In this curriculum, youth will observe the wonders of the natural world unfolding in front …