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Important Deadlines!!

We have several deadlines that are quickly approaching and we don’t want you to miss out on these opportunities.  Please make sure to put these dates on your calendar and contact the Buncombe County Extension office if you have any questions about these events. May 3, 2011 North Carolina Citizenship Focus applications due to state … Continue reading

REMINDER- North Carolina Citizenship Focus Applications Due

We wanted to remind everyone that the applications to attend North Carolina 4-H Citizenship Focus are due to the North Carolina 4-H Office by Tuesday, May 3, 2011 by 5:00 p.m.  Please read the details below from a blog post in February for additional details. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– North Carolina 4-H offers a fantastic opportunity for teen … Continue reading

Sign up NOW for the 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 Gardener Suzanne Wodek.  She will visit your garden two times during the summer and provide you … Continue reading

Pigs and Cattle at the Ag. Center

Brent Jennings, State 4-H Livestock Specialist, has offered to teach about pigs Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 pm at the WNC Ag Center, in the Livestock Sales Arena. He will talk about the care of pigs: feeding and watering; as well as showing. On Friday at 6:00 pm, he will teach about showing cattle. Saturday, … Continue reading

4th Annual NC Operation: Military Kids Visual Arts Contest

This is a reminder of the 4th Annual NC Operation: Military Kids Visual Arts Contest. The contest is open to all North Carolina youth.  Age categories are 5-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, and 16-19.   The program is designed to introduce youth to the Visual Arts as a part of the 4-H Expressive Arts Curriculum.   Youth … Continue reading

Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover Campaign Begins Today!!

Today, the Tractor Supply Company (TSC) stores in Asheville and Weaverville joined 4-H in support of local youth with the 4-H TSC Paper Clover Campaign, a national in-store fundraising effort to benefit state and local 4‑H programming in each of the communities where a Tractor Supply Company store is located. The success of last fall’s … Continue reading

2011 West District Teen Retreat

Over the weekend of April 1st, 15 4-H members and 4 adult chaperones from Buncombe County traveled to Camp Bob at the Kanuga Conference Center in Henderson County for the 2011 West District Teen Retreat. Teen Retreat is an event where 4-H members from the West District come together to hold the annual District Council … Continue reading

National Volunteer Week

April 10-16th has been declared National Volunteer Week and we would like to take this opportunity to thank ALL of our Buncombe County 4-H volunteers for your service, time, efforts, dedication, and support of our 4-H programs.  Our 4-H volunteers are the foundation of our organization and help us provide outreach to youth in Buncombe … Continue reading

National 4-H Curriculum Discount

Don’t miss this special opportunity to purchase National 4-H Curriculum items for less! The National 4-H Curriculum pre-press period is March 31st – April 25th, 2011. All National 4-H Curriculum orders placed during this pre-press period will receive a 35% discount. Visit: to learn more about ordering 4-H curriculum guide books during this annual … Continue reading