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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Farm-City Week
Banquet

Join country and city folk as we celebrate Farm-City Week at our annual Farm-City Week Banquet on Monday, November 24, 2014.  The festivities will begin at 5:30 pm with a social and at 6:00 pm the traditional meal of country ham, scrambled eggs, red-eye gravy, grits, biscuits with molasses, and a beverage will be served.  Tickets on sale at the the Lee County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension

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McSwain Center
Policies and Procedures

McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center Lee County Farm Bureau Auditorium Policies and Procedures  Facility Use Request Form

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2015 Master Gardener
Training

Lee County's Master Gardener Volunteer Program will offer a training class for persons interested in becoming Master Gardener Volunteers beginning February 2015.  The training will run February 11, 2015 until May 20, 2015.  The class will meet every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in the Lee County Farm Bureau Auditorium at the McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center, located at 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford, North Carolina.  There is a cost for the training, which will cover training supplies and the Master Gardener training manual.  Applications are now being accepted and can be obtained by calling the Extension Office at 919-775-5624. The deadline for accepting applications is January 20, 2015.  For applications or additional information, contact Susan Condlin at 919-775-5624 or via email susan_condlin@ncsu.edu or Rhonda Gaster at 919-775-5624 or via email at rhonda_gaster@ncsu.edu. This is an excellent opportunity for interested persons to increase gardening knowledge and volunteer in the community.

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Lee County ECA holds covered dish

Sharon Raschke, Lee County Extension and Community Association (ECA) president welcomed the Association’s members and their guest to the annual cover dish dinner and installation program.  Following the enjoyment of a bountiful feast MORE »

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Locals win, represent at NCECA state conference

Over 230 North Carolina Extension and Community Association (NCECA) members gathered in October in Asheville, NC for their ninety-fourth state meeting.  Theme for the conference was “ECA Still Leading The Way”.  This annual MORE »

Farmers feed us all

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing they wear and the farms where the food and fiber products are grown. Most MORE »

It’s a wild life!

As gardeners we not only face the challenge of trying to provide our plants with adequate water, nutrients, and a suitable growing environment, but battle pests in the landscape as we grow. The MORE »

Improving Our Pastures, One Soil Test at a Time

Recently I have received numerous calls regarding various methods to improve the overall quality of pasture fields. While this year has been great for growing quality pastures, many fields took a hard hit MORE »

Celebrating Diversity in the 21st Century

How many of you remember the Crosby, Stills, and Nash song, “Teach your Children Well”? O.K., I must admit that song was a little before my time, but I do remember Whitney Houston MORE »

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Farm-City Week BanquetMon Nov 24, 2014 Today
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
McSwain Center
— 11 hours away
Environmental Review & Advisory Committee MeetingThu Dec 11, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Center
— 2 weeks away
Livestock Producers MeetingTue Jan 13, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education Center, Sanford, NC
— 2 months away
Livestock Producers MeetingTue Feb 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education Center, Sanford, NC
— 3 months away
Environmental Review & Advisory Committee MeetingThu Feb 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Center
— 3 months away
Livestock Producers MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Education Center, Sanford, NC
— 3 months away
Environmental Review & Advisory Committee MeetingThu Mar 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Center
— 4 months away
Environmental Review & Advisory Committee MeetingThu Apr 9, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
McSwain Extension Center
— 4 months away
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