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Vance County 4-H Survey

Our 4-H activities will begin again soon! Parents, we would love to have your feedback as we plan and organize activities for …

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Whip It Up Wednesday...

Fruits Should Be A Part Of Your Day Evidence shows there are significant health benefits to getting at least 5 …

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Whip It Up Wednesday Recipe

Summer is in full swing, and so are many of the local farmers markets! Farmer markets are a great …

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NC 4-H Virtual Summer Programs

NC 4-H is offering virtual summer programs! A fun virtual learning program for youth ages 5-18 to keep your children …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Eating lean protein is an important section of MyPlate. You may already know that muscles are made up of …

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4-H District Activity Day

District Activity Day 4-H Presentation Competition will be held all online. The rules and regulations for the presentation are …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day, providing sustenance and energy for whatever activities lay ahead. Think …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Did you know, potatoes have more potassium than a banana? With just 160 calories, one medium, skin-on potato provides …

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