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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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Farm City Week Contest Results

Creative expression is important for our emotional & psychological well-being. 4-H offers opportunities to share creative work. This year J. Glenn Edwards and Lee …

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Native Plant Hike With Nature Photography

Garden Life Series Event Native Plant Hike with Nature Photography Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 a.m. until noon San-Lee Park 572 Pumping Station Road Sanford, …

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4-H Farm-City Week Activities

4-H Farm-City Week Art Contest – First place in each division will receive two tickets to the Farm-City Week …

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 …

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Shooting Sports and Leadership

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

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More Than Meets the Eye

The homemade costumes are striking as bright and bold colored fabrics swirl around these young and smiling faces on …

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Summer Learning Loss

As the world is greening up our thoughts are turning to summer and summer vacation. Programs all around Lee …

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Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Who Is Responsible for the Trees? A Citizen Guide to Trees in the Community

This publication provides guidance on who is responsible for the maintenance and care of public …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

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Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

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A Disaster Kit for Staying at Home

This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an …

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Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

This publication explains how to create a crop maze with GPS (global positioning system).

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Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

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