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Presentations!

4-H is devoted to developing leadership and workforce development skills in youth through innovative programming.  We strongly encourage 4-Hers to start this process through public speaking and presentations.  We know this can be scary . . . but it doesn't have to be!  Through our Presentations program, we help youth develop their own presentations, practice them, and give them for our County and District Activity Days.  The program is free and our first meeting is December 14th, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the Halifax County Agricultural Center (359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC 27839). Please use this link below to register for the event and feel free to call or email the 4-H Agent if you have any questions! (252) 583-5161 or albrook4@ncsu.edu 4-H Presentation Registration

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Sign Up for 4-H
Presentations!

4-H is devoted to developing leadership and workforce development skills in youth through innovative programming.  We strongly encourage 4-Hers to start this process through public speaking and presentations.  We know this can be scary . . . but it doesn't have to be!  Through our Presentations program, we help youth develop their own presentations, practice them, and give them for our County and District Activity Days.  The program is free and our first meeting is December 14th, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the Halifax County Agricultural Center (359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC 27839). Please use this link below to register for the event and feel free to call or email the 4-H Agent if you have any questions! (252) 583-5161 or albrook4@ncsu.edu 4-H Presentation Registration

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Solar panels

Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Horse’n Around the 4-H Way

The 4-H Horse Program offers LOTS of ways youth can become involved in 4-H with their horses or just have kids who love horses involved in 4-H as well.  Below is a list MORE »

It’s Not Too Late to Have a Livestock Project!

Every year, 4-Hers in Halifax County participate in the 4-H Livestock Program.  4-Hers learn to how to raise, show, and sell a market animal.  They learn business and marketing skills, responsibility, and financial MORE »

Sign Up for 4-H Presentations!

4-H is devoted to developing leadership and workforce development skills in youth through innovative programming.  We strongly encourage 4-Hers to start this process through public speaking and presentations.  We know this can be MORE »

Harvest Days CANCELED

Due to the conditions of the grounds and inclement weather, the County of Halifax has decided to cancel Harvest Days.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will consider joining us MORE »

Record Book Workshop TONIGHT!

Record Books for 13-15 and 16-18 year olds are NEW!  If you are turning in a record book this year, come to our “Get Started” workshop!  We will have a special look at MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Northeast District Activity DaySat May 14 - Sat May 14, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Beaufort County
— 2 weeks away
HOLIDAY - Memorial Day - Extension Office ClosedMon May 30, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Ferrell Lane, Ferrell Ln, Halifax, NC 27839, USA
— 4 weeks away
4-H Horse CampMon Jun 20, 2016 @ 7:00 AM -
Fri Jun 24, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Where:
4-H Horse and Live Stock Complex/4-H Rural Life Center
— 2 months away
Camp at Betsy-Jeff PennSun Jun 26 - Fri Jul 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Reidsville, NC 27320, USA
— 2 months away
Independence Day - OFFICE CLOSEDMon Jul 4 - Mon Jul 4, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
NC State 4-H Horse ShowWed Jul 6, 2016 @ 10:00 AM -
Sun Jul 10, 2016 @ 6:00 PM Where:
James B Hunt Horse Complex, 4601 Trinity Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States
— 2 months away
4-H Electric CongressMon Jul 11 - Wed Jul 13, 2016 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
4-H CongressSat Jul 16 - Tue Jul 19, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 months away
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