Come to the Fair!
A showcase of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences programs is on display at the 2013 North Carolina State Fair. Among other attractions, CALS is a prominent part of the fair’s Agriculture Today exhibit, with a focus on accessibility in agriculture.
North Carolina 4-H’ers are world champions in summer competition
The 4-H horse judging team won a World Championship at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Show in Oklahoma City.
Speaking of Extension
North Carolina Cooperative Extension clients statewide tell how Extension is empowering them and providing solutions that have improved their lives.
4-H’ers try their hands at spoken word poetry
During 4-H Congress last month, 4-H'ers worked with the Sacrificial Poets of Chapel Hill to read and perform poems about their lives. Read and hear more about the 4-H poetry slam.
Alamance 4-H’ers win state wildlife competition
A team of Alamance County 4-H’ers took first place in the state 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program competition in April and will move on to represent North Carolina at the National 4-H WHEP Invitational this summer.
Military youth honored at Wolfpack baseball game
As N.C. State University’s baseball team took to the field against Virginia Tech in early April, military youth and their families -- representing all branches of North Carolina’s military -- were on hand to participate in the fourth annual Military Appreciation Day Baseball Game. April is Month of the Military Child.
‘Fotonovela’ will help teach Latino families about 4-H
4-H leaders have a new tool to help Spanish-language families understand the value of 4-H activities to their young people. Cintia Aguilar and her N.C. Cooperative Extension colleagues have developed a fotonovela – a book similar to a graphic novel with photos – to tell the story of 4-H in both English and in Spanish.
New scholarship endowment honors 4-H’s Thearon and Vanette McKinney
The endowment will provide opportunities for N.C. 4-H members to attend the American Youth Foundation Leadership Conference.
Inaugural Horticultural Science Summer Institute is an activity-packed success
This summer, 15 high-school sophomores and juniors found out what it’s like to study horticultural science at N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
NC 4-H'ers compete in forestry invitational
Four North Carolina 4-H'ers and their coach were among youth from 15 states competing in the 33rd National 4-H Forestry Invitational, held July 22-26 in West Virginia. Teams from Tennessee, Alabama and New York placed first, second and third, respectively.