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4-H Farm-City Week Activities

4-H Farm-City Week Pumpkin Carving – Join us for a fun-filled morning carving pumpkins at Gross Farms. The event …

Farm-City Week Activities

Join city and country folk as we celebrate our annual Farm-City Week. Farm-City Week in Lee County is November …

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 …

Turf in the Fall

True to North Carolina, our fall has had a slow, unpredictable start, and that can lead to some confusion …

Applying fertilizer

Understanding Plant Nutrition

“Put-It-To-It” is not the best fertilizer plan for our gardens. I often hear that phrase from folks who apply …

Soil Testing

With the growing season winding down, it’s hard to start thinking about what needs to happen for next year, …

Brenna Steger shooting on the range

Shooting Sports and Leadership

The evenings are becoming cooler and hunting season approaches as my son keeps reminding me. His bow fund (a …

Fall Vegetable Garden

As the summer vegetable crops reach maturity, August and September are an ideal time to plant cool-season crops for …

Time to Scout Your Pasture

I have received numerous phone calls over the past few weeks about armyworms in hay fields and pastures in …

Houseplants

Indoor Plant Lighting

Plants provide many benefits to all of us—from appealing artistry to health, hopefully both. However, planning for enough light …

Nanotechnology

I recently took eighteen teenagers to 4-H Congress at NC State University. While they were in their workshops I …

Safe Plates

The CDC estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne …

Crape Myrtle Bark Scale

Crape myrtles are ubiquitous in home and commercial landscapes in our area, but a new pest has the potential …

Milkweed bugs on Milkweed

Milkweed Bug

The bond between monarch butterflies and milkweed plants is a good story. Monarchs cannot survive without milkweed. Monarch caterpillars …