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Garden Life Series

Join us for The Garden Life classes and learn how to create, care for and enjoy a beautiful, bountiful …

Lee County North Carolina Cooperative Extension

McSwain Center Policies and Procedures

The McSwain Extension Education and Agriculture Center is available. Lee County Farm Bureau Auditorium Contact us for: Policies and Procedures / Facility …

Bill's Tips for Presentations

Before presentations ask, “Are the Judges ready?” and when concluding ask, “Do the Judges have any questions”? If you don’t …

Locally grown strawberries

Strawberries Are In!

You don’t have to ride far in Lee County to see that it’s strawberry season. Farmers have been working …

Grilling and Barbecue Safety

With the weather warming up, many people are heading outdoors, enjoying the sunshine, and getting their grills ready for …

Pond Clinic

Have a pond? Want to learn more about it? Then do we have an opportunity for you! North Carolina Cooperative …

Spring Is in the Air

Is spring really here? What insects do you see and in what number? There are thousands of insects in …

Sandhills Farm to Table Cooperative

Sandhills Farm to Table Cooperative is entering its 9th year supporting Sandhills farmers in Lee, Moore and Cumberland counties. …

Fire Ant Stings on Hand

Fire Ant Stings

Fire ants in established turf grass and landscape beds are a serious nuisance pest that interferes with us being …

Red Sorrel

Red Sorrel in Lawns

Weeds are not killing your lawn – they’re indicators that a problem already exists. They are plants that are …

Imagine the Possibilities

In recent years, we’ve heard a lot in the news about GMOs, also known as transgenic crops. Transgenic crops …

“The Garden Life” Series

Our area received a brief taste of spring a few weeks ago and that had many folks thinking about …

Cover photo for Identify Frost Damage

Identify Frost Damage

Winter damage can occur on many plants, some that you wouldn’t expect. A rapid temperature drop following a mid-winter …

mix of vegetables at farmers market

Versatile Vegetables

Research suggests that individuals should eat 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day to maintain a healthy weight …

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Root Knot Nematodes

Nematodes–especially root-knot nematodes–cause major losses in vegetable crops. Root-knot nematodes are microscopic roundworms that can pierce the roots of …