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Group shot of diverse high school students in a school library.

Nov 3, 2020

Kids Voting, N.C. Cooperative Extension Show Every Voice Matters

The 2020 election is almost over. And while their votes may not be counted among official election results, unofficially, North Carolina’s youth will be heard because of the efforts of N.C. Cooperative Extension and the Kids Voting program. 

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Jul 3, 2020

Cherokee Culture Factors Strongly in EBCI 4-H Programs

With limited internet and cell service, North Carolina Extension Agent Sally Dixon created unique virtual 4-H programs that gets youth away from their screens. 

Rachel Brown face-to-face with one of her sheep.

May 14, 2020

There’s No Stopping Rachel Brown

Throughout her time at NC State, recent graduate Brown has been contributed eagerly and often to the college community and to the growth of school students. Not even the COVID-19 pandemic could slow her momentum. 

Taqqee paddles in canoe with 4-H campers.

Jan 22, 2019

4-H Summer Camps Open Doors for Youth

Read about legacy camper Taqqee Richardson and his experiences at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H camp. 

May 8, 2015

$2 million grant will allow 4-H to support more Hispanic youth

National 4-H Council has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to empower more Hispanic youth to succeed in high school, graduate on time and pursue a college education. The funds will support the successful Juntos 4-H program developed by N.C. Cooperative Extension. 

Aug 26, 2014

Proud Heritage

N.C. Cooperative Extension celebrates its centennial birthday. 

Jul 3, 2014

Dalton Proctor, former State 4-H Leader, National 4-H Hall of Fame member, has died

Active in 4-H from childhood, Proctor held several leadership positions in the organization, culminating in his tenure as State Program Leader from 1984 until his retirement in 1995. 

Jul 1, 2014

National 4-H Salute to Excellence names Micki Earp Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

Earp of Taylorsville has been a North Carolina 4-H volunteer for nearly 40 years. 

Apr 22, 2014

4-H scholarship endowment created by Wilson couple

The endowment will be used to provide scholarships for Wilson County 4-H’ers enrolled in an agriculture, business or health sciences undergraduate or two-year curriculum in any school in the UNC system or N.C. Community College system -- including the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and its Agricultural Institute. 

Feb 27, 2014

Horse Bowl trots into N.C. State University

North Carolina State University is hosting the 2014 State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology Contest on Sat., March 1, in SAS Hall on the university’s campus. Coordinated by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service’s 4-H Horse Program, the annual event invites youth from across the state to test their knowledge of all things horse.