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A Shiny Penny

I am writing this article at the start of the fair season here in Lee County. The judges and …

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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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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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