4-H Opportunities 2013

Henderson County 4-H provides classes to teach youth about gardening, sewing and photography.  Participants do not need to be 4-H members.

Free Tomato Plants:  Bob Frederiksen has donated 200 tomato plants for 4-H families.  They are outside the Cooperative Extension building, near the Assembly Room door, so come and get them.  There are Roma, Beefsteak, Cherry tomatoes, and other varieties.  These plants will go on a first-come, first-served basis.  They need to be planted in the ground soon.

4-H Clubs for ages 5–18: meet monthly for educational activities. For a current list of clubs, click here for a current list of 4-H clubs.

Careers in Agriculture Poster Contest

Careers in Agriculture Poster Contest
The purpose this contest is for youth, ages 5 – 18, to learn more about careers in agriculture. Participants choose one career, and create a poster to advertise that career. Posters are due to N. C. Cooperative Extension, Henderson County Center, in Jackson Park, by Monday, September 13, before 5:00 p.m. Posters must be on standard poster board, 22” by 28.” Copyrighted materials may not be used. Posters should include brief, factual information, and be simple and to the point. Winners will be chosen based on: originality, following the career theme, easily understood message, accuracy of information, general appearance, and design. Winning posters will be displayed at Farm City Day, Saturday, October 5, in Jackson Park. A registration form is required with each entry. For registration information and rules, click here. This contest is sponsored by Apple Country Antique Engine and Tractor Association, www.applecountry.org. Visit the Antique Engine and Tractor Show at the WNC Agriculture Center October 24 – 26.

Henderson County 4-H T-shirts are for sale, in youth and adult sizes:  $10 for t-shirts and $18 for hoodies.  Please bring correct change or write check to “Henderson County 4-H.”                                           

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