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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 2023 4-H Overnight Camp

2023 4-H Overnight Camp

Update 5:10 p.m. 1/12/22: Thank you to everyone that has put in their registration for 4-H Camp. We have …

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Re-Enroll in 4-H Online 2023!

Dear 4-H Family, North Carolina 4-H utilizes an enrollment system for all new and existing 4-H members and volunteers. The …

Iredell County Fair Sept 2 -10

Iredell County Fair

The Iredell County fair opens Friday, September 2 and runs through Saturday, September 10. We will be taking in …

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2022 Piedmont Rabbit Project

2022 Piedmont Rabbit Project Cabarrus, Iredell, and Rowan County Cooperative Extension are partnering to host the First Annual Piedmont Rabbit …

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Re-Enroll in 4-HOnline for 2022!

Dear 4-H Family, North Carolina 4-H utilizes an enrollment system for all new and existing 4-H members and volunteers. The …

Cover photo for Iredell County Fair

Iredell County Fair

85th Year 2021 Iredell County Agricultural Fair Friday, September 3 thru Saturday, September 11, 2021 Vendor Application | Entry Forms | Premium Book | Entertainment General Admission …

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4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Iredell County 4-H is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest for all 4-H’ers ages 5-18! Entries are due by October …

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Upcoming Fall 4-H Opportunities

There are two more great 4-H opportunities coming up! Check out the descriptions and deadlines below: Hay Bale Decorating Contest Entries …

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NC 4-H Virtual Craft Fair

The NC 4-H Craft Fair is going virtual! Iredell County 4-H’ers have until October 23, 2020, at 5 p.m. …

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Free Milk Give Away

In partnership with The Dairy Alliance, Borden, Cooperative Extension, and Horizon Church there will be a FREE milk giveaway …

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