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4-H Critter Campers enjoying river day at Critter Camp!

Another Wonderful 4-H
Summer Comes to an End!

The Beaufort County 4-H Program was booming in 2015!  4-H'ers participated in many day camps throughout the county as well as residential camps across the beautiful state of North Carolina!  Rising first and second graders participated in Critter Camp at Goose Creek State Park, while rising third through fifth graders participated in Camp Wannagoma at Goose Creek State Park. Both camps teamed with awesome State Park Rangers for environmental educational camps. Youth enjoying the swim beach at Goose Creek State Park[/caption] 4-H Critter Campers enjoying river day at Critter Camp![/caption] 4-H'ers searching for fossils[/caption] 4-H Teen Volunteers grooming a horse at 4-H Camp Wannagoma[/caption] Youth in sixth through eighth grade participated in 4-H Biotechnology Camp at Wesleyan College in which the youth participated in a two night, three day murder-mystery investigation.  4-H'ers were able to learn science techniques such as DNA analysis, finger-printing, electrophoresis, as they investigated the crime scene and collected clues. RJ at the crime scene[/caption] Ethan studying electrophoresis[/caption] Sixth through ninth graders also participated in 4-H STEM Camp at Beaufort County Community College.  The youth learned about rockets, archery, robotics, engineering and cooking chemistry...all while having fun! 4-H'ers with their rocket design[/caption] Preparing yeast bread and learning about the chemistry of cooking[/caption] Fighting Robots[/caption]

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4-H Critter Campers enjoying river day at Critter Camp!

Another Wonderful 4-H
Summer Comes to an End!

The Beaufort County 4-H Program was booming in 2015!  4-H'ers participated in many day camps throughout the county as well as residential camps across the beautiful state of North Carolina!  Rising first and second graders participated in Critter Camp at Goose Creek State Park, while rising third through fifth graders participated in Camp Wannagoma at Goose Creek State Park. Both camps teamed with awesome State Park Rangers for environmental educational camps. Youth enjoying the swim beach at Goose Creek State Park[/caption] 4-H Critter Campers enjoying river day at Critter Camp![/caption] 4-H'ers searching for fossils[/caption] 4-H Teen Volunteers grooming a horse at 4-H Camp Wannagoma[/caption] Youth in sixth through eighth grade participated in 4-H Biotechnology Camp at Wesleyan College in which the youth participated in a two night, three day murder-mystery investigation.  4-H'ers were able to learn science techniques such as DNA analysis, finger-printing, electrophoresis, as they investigated the crime scene and collected clues. RJ at the crime scene[/caption] Ethan studying electrophoresis[/caption] Sixth through ninth graders also participated in 4-H STEM Camp at Beaufort County Community College.  The youth learned about rockets, archery, robotics, engineering and cooking chemistry...all while having fun! 4-H'ers with their rocket design[/caption] Preparing yeast bread and learning about the chemistry of cooking[/caption] Fighting Robots[/caption]

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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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4-H Critter Campers enjoying river day at Critter Camp!

Another Wonderful 4-H
Summer Comes to an End!

The Beaufort County 4-H Program was booming in 2015!  4-H'ers participated in many day camps throughout the county as well as residential camps across the beautiful state of North Carolina!  Rising first and second graders participated in Critter Camp at Goose Creek State Park, while rising third through fifth graders participated in Camp Wannagoma at Goose Creek State Park. Both camps teamed with awesome State Park Rangers for environmental educational camps. Youth enjoying the swim beach at Goose Creek State Park[/caption] 4-H Critter Campers enjoying river day at Critter Camp![/caption] 4-H'ers searching for fossils[/caption] 4-H Teen Volunteers grooming a horse at 4-H Camp Wannagoma[/caption] Youth in sixth through eighth grade participated in 4-H Biotechnology Camp at Wesleyan College in which the youth participated in a two night, three day murder-mystery investigation.  4-H'ers were able to learn science techniques such as DNA analysis, finger-printing, electrophoresis, as they investigated the crime scene and collected clues. RJ at the crime scene[/caption] Ethan studying electrophoresis[/caption] Sixth through ninth graders also participated in 4-H STEM Camp at Beaufort County Community College.  The youth learned about rockets, archery, robotics, engineering and cooking chemistry...all while having fun! 4-H'ers with their rocket design[/caption] Preparing yeast bread and learning about the chemistry of cooking[/caption] Fighting Robots[/caption]

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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