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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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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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How to Get Involved in 4-H

Believe it or not, we need you! We need you to get involved with 4-H and serve as a …

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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 …

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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 …

October - We Grow Union County

A Fall for All

As the leaves have begun to change and the second month of Fall has come and gone, N.C. Cooperative …

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Tips for College

As we close up this semester, some of you only have one semester left. This is not only exciting …

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November 2021 Events

Interested in knowing events you can participate in at UC Extension in November? As we wrap up the month of …

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Make a Difference Day

Volunteers are the key to our success in Union County 4-H. Whether you’re interested in becoming a club leader …

We Grow Union County

Growing Community

August and September provided several opportunities for celebration and involvement in Union County. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Union County …

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It's Paper Clover Time

Traditionally, Union County 4-H sends fifteen eager and ready to thrive teenagers to North Carolina 4-H Congress which is …

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