4-H

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.

Apr 28, 2020

Longtime 4-H Friend and Author Wins Again

Longtime 4-H friend and supporter James W. Clark Jr. was recently named winner of the North Carolina Humanities Council’s prestigious John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities.

Apr 14, 2020

Nash County 4-H Sews, Provides PPE to Help Fight COVID-19

The opportunity for 4-H’ers to aid in the fight against the pandemic arose when an employee of a local JOANN store approached Jane Tyson, the volunteer leader of Nash County’s Sew What? 4-H Club. Tyson knew that her advanced sewing group would be up to the task.

Apr 1, 2020

Quick and Tasty Edibles for Spring

Now is the perfect time to start a small garden at home. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, reviews a number of vegetables that families can grow within two months.

Mar 31, 2020

Johnston County 4-H Counts Chickens and Facebook Views

The closing of all North Carolina schools because of the coronavirus put a damper on many class projects across the state, but in Johnston County, an innovative 4-H agent took the program in a new direction.

Mar 17, 2020

Boredom Busters

Spending unexpected time at home with the kids? NC State Extension's Liz Driscoll outlines five fun indoor projects to help keep everyone’s minds active and hands busy.

Mar 15, 2020

Now What?

Without going far, kids can explore and learn from familiar environments. Liz Driscoll, an NC State Extension 4-H specialist, suggests five easy outdoor activities to try when your kids are feeling cooped up.

Feb 10, 2020

First Came Friendship, Then Came Love

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni Taylor and Harrison Jenkins don’t recall their actual first date - they just remember always being together.

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.

Sep 5, 2018

4-H’ers Ride To Championship Victory – Together

Vying against top 4-H equine competitors from 13 states, Team North Carolina earned top honors in both riding and educational contests.