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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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Cover photo for Annual 4-H Fundraiser

Annual 4-H Fundraiser

It’s time for our annual 4-H Wreath Sale! All of the items are made fresh from a tree farm …

October 2023 Extension News

October 2023 Edition of the Extension News

Extension News! October 2023 Extension News In this issue: New Intern Apple Month and NC Crunch Homemade Applesauce Holiday Spending Diabetes and You Program Medicare Annual Open …

Cover photo for September 4-H Newsletter

September 4-H Newsletter

The September edition of our 4-H Newsletter is here! Check out news on 4-H Clubs, Enrolling in 4-H online, …

September Extension News

September 2023 Edition of the Extension News

Extension News! September 2023 Extension News In this issue: September’s Garden To Do List Attention Vinedressers Ag Fact Brain Teaser Prussic Acid Poisoning Pregnancy Checking Cows What Is …

August 2023 Extension News

August 2023 Edition of the Extension News

Extension News! August 2023 Extension News In this issue: Cucumber Facts Fall Gardening Planter Workshops Pollinator Count Event Invasive Species Alert Surry County Agricultural Fair 5-Year Milestone Water …

Extension News July 2023

July Edition of the Extension News

Check out our July 2023 edition of Extension News! Extension News Link In this issue: Berry Delicious Are You A Grill Master Summer Cookouts Get …

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Extension News June 2023!

We are excited to share the June 2023 edition of Extension News! Extension News June 2023 In this issue: 4-H School Enrichment Program Leadership …

4-H Grows Here

2023 Surry County 4-H Summer Fun

The 2023 Surry County 4-H Summer Fun June and July schedule is here!!Join us for engaging, hands-on fun this …

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Extension News!

We are excited to share the April / May 2023 edition of Extension News! Extension News April / May 2023 In …

Summer Fun Flier

Surry County 4-H Summer Fun

We are gearing up for an awesome summer with great programs! All of our programs will require registration and …

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4-H Sewing Workshop

Join us on May 13th at the Extension office from 2:00—5:00 p.m. for a beginners sewing workshop! This event is …

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4-H Summer Gardening Program

Get ready to dig into gardening! Supplies will be provided for you to grow your own garden and we …

Join us on Thursday April 28th from 6:00—7:30 pm for our presentation workshop! We will learn how to put together a 4-H presentation giving you all the information you need to prepare. Presentations are a great way to practice public speaking and you can choose the topic! This can include things like livestock & dairy production, arts and communication, forestry and wildlife, health and fitness, and so many more! Register using the link below and if you have any questions, please contact Bailey McGill.

4-H Presentation Workshop

Join us on Thursday April 28th from 6:00—7:30 p.m. for our presentation workshop! We will learn how to put …

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