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“Pull for Youth” Sporting Clay Fundraiser for 4-H and FFA

“Pull for Youth” Sporting Clay Fundraiser for 4-H and FFA

The youth of North Carolina and the future of farming go hand-in-hand. The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina care deeply about both. We are hosting sporting clays tournaments statewide this fall to support young people interested in agriculture. Three Pull for Youth events are planned, and all proceeds will be split evenly between two … Continue reading

Fall 2017 4-H Volunteer Shooting Sports Training

Fall 2017 4-H Volunteer Shooting Sports Training

Are you interested in teaching youth about shooting sports?  The Fall 2017 North Carolina 4-H Shooting Sports State Instructor Workshop is scheduled for October 27 – 29, 2017 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

2017 WNC Junior Beef Show: Gary Stamey Scholarship

2017 WNC Junior Beef Show: Gary Stamey Scholarship

Applications for the WNC Junior Beef Show: Gary Stamey Scholarship are due by Tuesday, October 3, 2017.  Please read the information below for the details of the scholarship. Eligibility: Applicants must live in one of the following counties of Western North Carolina; Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, … Continue reading

2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Do you know 4-H members who deserve special recognition for their volunteer service? Encourage them to apply for a 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Students in grades 5-12 who have volunteered in the past year are eligible for honors at the local, state and national level. Top honorees earn monetary awards and all-expense-paid trips with a parent … Continue reading

2017 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

2017 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

4-H night with the Asheville Tourists is set for Monday, July 17th at 7:05 pm–where 4-H will be recognized and celebrated!  Gates will open at 6:00 pm. All the 4-H crowd from Western NC will be seated together.  Also, Monday nights are “Kids Eat Free” nights presented by Acropolis Pizza. Each child under the age of … Continue reading

2017 4-H Dairy Poster Contest

2017 4-H Dairy Poster Contest

4-H Dairy Posters are due to the Buncombe Extension office no later than August 21st.  Help your youth learn about the value of dairy products while competing for cash prizes!  See contest details below: The theme for the 2017 Dairy Poster Contest is “Get More with Milk”. Youth should incorporate this theme into their posters. … Continue reading

Summer 4-H Day Programs

Summer 4-H Day Programs

Looking for some fun activities for your kids this summer?  We have a few day camp opportunities available through the Buncombe County 4-H Program.  Check out the details below of the trips we will be taking. Please contact Holly Jordan at holly_jordan@ncsu.edu if you’d like to register or have questions about any of these events. … Continue reading

2017 4-H Congress Registration

2017 4-H Congress Registration

North Carolina 4-H Congress is an annual state event held at NC State University where 4-Hers from across the state come together to celebrate their accomplishments.  State competition for presentations, scholarships, national 4-H award trips, and the state 4-H officer elections all take place during the week.  Congress is typically the highlight of many 4-Hers’ … Continue reading

2017 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

2017 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

The best deal for horse lovers is just around the corner!  The West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher, NC on Monday-Wednesday, June  26 – 28, 2017. Imagine!  Professional instructors, running games, cattle sorting, a picnic, social time, recreation- all for just $80.  A limited number of … Continue reading

2017 4-H Mini Garden Project

2017 4-H Mini Garden Project

We are excited to be partnering with the Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners again this year for the 4-H Mini 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 during the summer … Continue reading