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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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4-H Madison Dairy Project

Interested in learning more about livestock? Join us for the 4-H Madison Dairy Project to learn more about calves. …

Livestock Species

Livestock Workshops for 2019

Livestock Workshops for 2019 Livestock Marketing Workshop March 16, 2019, 9 a.m.–noon – N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center 258 Carolina Lane Marshall NC Free This …

4-H Madison County Fair Livestock Shows

4-H Madison County Fair Livestock Show Schedule Thursday: Sept 26, 2019, 5–7 p.m. – Poultry Drop-off Bantam and Standard Friday: Sept 27, …

Goats

2019 Goat Study

What is the 2019 Goat Study? The 2019 Goat Study is a national study conducted every ten years by the …

Sheep

WNC Small Ruminant Workshop 

WNC Small Ruminant Workshop March 30, 2019 WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC Workshop Agenda 9:30 a.m. Registration/Sponsor Visit 10 a.m. Welcome 10 a.m. …

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Western NC Spring Fling

2019 WNC Spring Fling Show Information Pig Show Heifer Show Steer Show Livestock Judging Contest Skillathon Contest More Information Contact: Tina Jones, …

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Wild Game: From Field to Table

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to properly handle, store, dress and …

Urban Wildlife: Our Animal Neighbors

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to observe urban wildlife, record information …

Talking Turkey

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Monitoring Macroinvertebrates

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to collect and identify stream insects …

Sharing Space with Wildlife

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to identify nuisance wildlife situations and …