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Crowds at the N.C. State Fair

Oct 11, 2023

Ag Adventures at the State Fair

From youth organizations to student clubs, learn where you can find CALS and NC State Extension at the North Carolina State Fair. 

Amber Davis holding a pig

Jun 20, 2023

4-H and FFA Frame a Life of Agricultural Education

Teaching children and adults to care for animals and grow crops provided an avenue to one woman’s dream job. 

the awardees of the 2023 4H Alumni Awardees

May 16, 2023

North Carolina 4-H Alumni Honored

The 4-H Alumni Award recipients were celebrated for living out the mission of 4-H and creating a legacy of excellence within the organization. 

Group holding a "We Recover Together" banner

Apr 18, 2023

An Extension 4-H Program Helps Prevent Opioid Misuse

To prevent opioid addiction, Yancey County volunteers are turning to the power of community building, with training from NC State Extension's Empowering Youth and Families Program. 

Dave Herpy headshot

Apr 5, 2023

Herpy Named Organizational Development Coordinator for NC State Extension

In his new role, Dave Herpy will implement professional and leadership development programs for a workforce of 1,000-plus individuals. 

Maru Gonzalez taking a picture in front a brick wall

Mar 29, 2023

Building Belonging

Maru Gonzalez, an assistant professor and youth development specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, has dedicated her career to creating affirming and welcoming spaces for and with young people. 

A group of people cutting a ribbon

Sep 13, 2022

Two Gifts Benefit Historic Millstone 4-H Camp

Support from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina and James W. Clark Jr. will help shape the future of the more than 80-year-old camp. 

a large group of campers sitting around a campfire

Jun 3, 2022

4-H Camps Give Youth Meaningful Experiences

David J. Herpy, a North Carolina 4-H camping specialist, discusses the positive impact 4-H camps can have on youth. 

Three young women wearing 4-H pride T-shirts

Dec 16, 2021

Study Examines LGBTQ+ Competencies Among 4-H Professionals

A first-of-its-kind study revealed a gap between knowledge and skills of 4-H professionals in engaging and developing programs for LGBTQ+ youth in 4-H across North Carolina. 

Calves at the NC State Dairy Farm in Raleigh, North Carolina

Jun 9, 2021

NC State’s Cow Camp: An Udderly New Learning Experience

Youth interesting in learning more about the dairy industry and farming can take part in a two-week camp at NC State’s dairy farm. The inaugural event begins July 5.