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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 Pitt County 4-H Wreath Sale 2023

Pitt County 4-H Wreath Sale 2023

All orders and payments are due by Thursday, November 9th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. *Please be sure to read the description of each wreath …

Cover photo for 2023 Pitt County Circuit Shows

2023 Pitt County Circuit Shows

Below are the upcoming dates and entry form for the 2023 Pitt County Circuit show. Heifer Show: Tuesday, September 19 …

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