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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.

Cover photo for 2019 Youth Livestock Show Announced

2019 Youth Livestock Show Announced

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Montgomery County Center is pleased to announce that the 2019 Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show …

Cover photo for Wildlife Magazine Photo Competition

Wildlife Magazine Photo Competition

The 15th Annual Wildlife In North Carolina Magazine Photo Competition is now underway. According to the NC Wildlife Commission’s website, …

Cover photo for All About Animals Summer Adventure

All About Animals Summer Adventure

On Friday, July 12, 2019, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Montgomery County hosted the All About Animals Summer Adventure program …

Cover photo for July 2019 Livestock Newsletter

July 2019 Livestock Newsletter

In the July 2019 edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Animal Waste Reminders, State Permit Renewal, Hurricane Season Reminders Managing …

Recent Publications related to 4-H Youth Development

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …

Hunting and Fishing Sportsmanship

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains basic rules for being a good sportsman …

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

This educational resource for children aged 13-15 explains how to recognize and record wild turkey …