West District 4-H Horse Scholarships

West District 4-H Horse Scholarships

The West District 4-H Horse Council offers scholarships to 4-H members who have participated in various 4-H Horse events during the year.  These scholarships help offset the costs of registration, travel, and other expenses that are incurred due to participation.  Please click on the link below to download the scholarship application which is due by … Continue reading

2015 NC 4-H Dairy Poster Contest

2015 NC 4-H Dairy Poster Contest

Each year the NC 4-H Dairy Poster Contest involves a large number of youth in a meaningful learning experience as they learn about our dairy industry. The theme for the 2015 Dairy Poster Contest is “Get More with Milk”. Youth should incorporate this theme into their posters.   Please note the following rules: Competition in … Continue reading

Fall 2015 4-H Volunteer Shooting Sports Training

Fall 2015 4-H Volunteer Shooting Sports Training

Are you interested in teaching youth about shooting sports?  The Fall 2015 North Carolina 4-H Shooting Sports State Instructor Workshop is scheduled for October 23 – 25, 2015 and will be held at the Millstone 4-H Camp in Ellerbe, NC. Nationally certified 4-H Shooting  Sports instructors from our state will direct the learning experiences. Participants … Continue reading

North Carolina Beef Cattle Field Day

North Carolina Beef Cattle Field Day

The North Carolina Beef Cattle Field Day is this Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Mountain Research Station.  Registration and trade show begins at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided by Haywood Soil & Water Conservation District. They will be serving roast beef raised on our Research Stations! NC pesticide credits and animal waste credits … Continue reading

2015 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

2015 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

4-H night with the Asheville Tourists is set for Monday, July 27th at 7:05 pm–where 4-H will be recognized/celebrated!  All the 4-H crowd will be seated together.  4-H’ers will be selected to participate in the fun games featured during breaks.  Gates will open at 6:00 pm. Monday nights are “Kids Eat Free” nights presented by Acropolis Pizza. … Continue reading

2015 Mountain State Fair Entry Information

2015 Mountain State Fair Entry Information

The 2015 Mountain State Fair will take place September 11th-20th at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher. Information is available for many of the contests including livestock, cooking, horticulture, and general exhibits. If you might be interested in submitting an entry to the fair for exhibition and competition, please visit the Mountain State Fair website … Continue reading

2015 4-H Mini Garden Project

2015 4-H Mini Garden Project

  The Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners will again be co-sponsoring the Buncombe County 4-H Gardening Project. This is an opportunity to “dig in” and have fun with your own vegetable garden while learning through input provided by Extension Master Gardeners.  The Master Gardeners will visit your garden two times during the summer and provide you … Continue reading

2015 4-H Local Foods Camp

2015 4-H Local Foods Camp

We have an exciting day camp planned for the week of July 13th.  It’s our third year of our 4-H Local Foods Camp but this year we will be focusing on everything that’s needed to make an Italian feast!.  Please share this with your friends and families and encourage youth to sign up soon.  We … Continue reading

2015 West District 4-H Horse Show

2015 West District 4-H Horse Show

The West District 4-H Horse Show will take place at the WNC Ag. Center in Mills River on Sunday, May 3rd.  This is the qualifying show for 4-H members who are interested in showing at the State 4-H Horse Show this summer.  Registration for the horse show must be post marked no later than April 17th to the … Continue reading