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Carolina Lawn Care

Participants will learn about how to create a personalized fertilization and irrigation plan for managed turf, as well as Best …

Setting Goals for the New Year

The New Year is here! Have you decided on a resolution? Often, these yearly goals focus on improving overall …

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Public Speaking 2021

For many years 4-H has encouraged millions of youth around the world to become proficient at public speaking. This …

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Make Sure You Count

Welcome to 2020! While the new decade has been a tad chaotic with current events, one thing that happens …

Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources

Resources to assist you during the Coronavirus COVID-19: Website: NC State University COVID-19 Resources Description: The following resources provide best practices for preparing …

POSTPONED - Building Smart Soils Workshop

POSTPONED – Building Smart Soils Tuesday, April 7, 2020⋅5:30–7:30 p.m. McSwain Extension Education Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford NC 27332 Healthy soil gives …

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I Wonder Why That Happened?

Imagine waking up each morning, drinking your coffee bubbles, and checking to see the messages “from the ground” instructing …

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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 …

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Soil, Plots, and Planters

This publication, chapter 8 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Food Garden Design

This publication, chapter 4 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Market Gardens For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of market gardens for small and beginning farmers in North …

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The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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A map showing the three physiographic regions of North Carolina

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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Nutrients are available based on soil pH.

A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

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