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Henderson County 4-H Project Record Winners

Congratulations to the following people who submitted 2014 4-H Project Records!  West District Awards are listed after their names. Bryson Capps 11-12 Healthy Lifestyles  Silver Bryson Capps 11-12 Animal Science Emily Capps 13-15 MORE »

Eagle project: new computers

Micah Haack, former member of the AC-DC 4-H Electric Club, and junior leader with the Science 4-H Club, plans to purchase new computers, build a computer cart, and teach computer classes for Henderson MORE »

Food Preservation Classes

Have you ever wondered how you could have homegrown fruits and vegetables all year round. Take one of our Food Preservation classes and find out how. Click here for more MORE »

Henderson County 4-H Horticulture Judging Team

Horticulture Agent Kerrie Roach coached the Henderson County 4-H Horticulture Judging Team and took them to the NC 4-H Contest in Raleigh on May 2.  The senior team placed second: Hannah Grady, Abigail MORE »

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Congratulations to 4-H Volunteers

NC 4-H Achievement Hall of Leadership  Janet Ruff Gover was inducted into the Achievement Hall of Leadership at the NC 4-H Volunteer Leaders Conference in Raleigh Feburary.  Gover’s life was enriched by being MORE »

4-H Summer Fun Classes 2015

4-H Summer fun classes are being planned.  Information and registration forms are linked below.  Sign-up early, registration will be limited! Primitive Rug Hooking Class – 4 Wednesday afternoons,  July 1 – July 22, MORE »

Installing Honey Bees

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension  & BRCC present an informative video on installing honey bees from packages into nukes and from nukes into 10 frame hives.  Click here to see the full MORE »

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Summer Camp!

Henderson County 4-H will be taking youth, ages 8 – 17, to camp at the Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center, in Reidsville, NC, July 26 – 31.  A fun week of archery, horses, MORE »

Become an Extension Master Garden Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants?  Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns?  Do you enjoy helping others with their landscape, flower or vegetable garden or do MORE »

2014 4-H Careers in Agriculture Poster Winners Announced! popular

Congratulations to the 2014 4-H Careers in Agriculture Poster Winners! Tie 1st place: $20 each Miller Sparks, “Christmas Tree Farmer” Natalie Connet, “Riding Instructor” Tie 2nd Place:  $15 each Madelyn Hill, “Veterinarians” Zachary MORE »


Farm City Day 2015

October 3, 2015 Henderson County Park and Recreation Department and Henderson County Cooperative Extension Agencies have regretfully made this decision due to the impending weather and the official state of emergency that has MORE »

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Young Naturalists 4-H Club Shooting Sports Winners

Congratulations to Hannah Worrell for qualifying to represent NC in rifle at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Grand Isle Nebraska in June! Congratulations to the Young Naturalist 4-H Club members who MORE »

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Members of the F.R.E.S.H. (Flat Rock’s Exceptional Sandburg Helpers) program, got to meet Senator Richard Burr while they were in Washington, D.C. to accept the George and Helen Hartzog National Park Service Award MORE »

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Recycle Christmas Lights

Leaders In Training 4-H Club in Henderson County collects and recycles Christmas lights. Since January, the club has collected over 1000 pounds of lights, raising over $210. The money raised is used for MORE »


NC Cooperative Extension – Henderson County & the Blue Ridge Apple Growers (BRAG) Association’s Henderson County Apple Tour Fee $10 per person, children under 5 free. Saturday August 30th 9:00 am-12:30 pm. Departs MORE »