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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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Mason Jar Herb Garden

April is the perfect time to start your spring garden. If you are like me, you may have a …

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Extension April Events

April 1 4-H School Supply Drive Wingate Community Garden Opening April 2 Union County Farmers Market Spring Opening Young Child Celebration at Parks Williams April …

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Women in Stem

March is recognized as International Women’s Month. I wanted to bring light to women in STEM careers and Union …

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National Kindness Day

Dr. Wayne Dyre once said, “If you have a choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.” Did you …

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Are You Wearing Red?

February is all about love! Something you should show some love to is…your HEART! February is American Heart Month, …

How to Practice Mindfulness

How to Practice Mindfulness

According to 4-H research, 45% of teens have dealt with excessive stress, and 64% fear that the stress of …

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Extension February Events

February 2 Auxin Training & NCSU OVT Variety Selection Tool Workshop February 3 Successful Gardener “How to Prepare Soil for Planting” Local Foods …

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Upcoming Yarn-Work 4-H SPIN Club

One of the many delivery methods 4-H has to offer is 4-H SPIN (Special Interests) Clubs. These short-term clubs …

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Careers in the Livestock Industry

Did you know there are many career opportunities available to work with Livestock? I always loved animals growing up, …

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Career Development for Youth

One of the many things 4-H helps youth do is find their passions that they can develop throughout their …

WHEP

What Is WHEP?

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP), is a national program. The basic premise of WHEP is to teach valuable skills …

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Importance of Giving

During the holiday season, you may hear the ringing of bells to donate to the Salvation Army while shopping …

Eggnog

How to Make Healthy Eggnog

Eggnog is a classic holiday drink enjoyed by many. However, it has never been known as a healthy choice. …

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'tis the Season

As we have entered the holiday season, and Thanksgiving has come and gone, UC Extension has much to be …

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Tree Planting Season

With the cool wet weather comes tree planting season. N.C. Cooperative Extension of Union County is partnering with the North …

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4-H “Mooving Milk from Farm to Fridge” is a Cloverbud curriculum developed in partnership with …

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Excerpt - From Natural Selection to Classification: Building on Concepts. Beginner + Grades 9-12, Facilitator's …

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Excerpt of Safety through Design curriculum. Welcome to On Track for Learning – Safety through Design. …

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