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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 …

Youth working on a circuit

Summer Learning Loss

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

Public Speaking

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

Mental Health & Imagination

During a recent conference, someone posed an interesting question to me. Could the rise in mental health diagnoses be …

Sandhills Farm to Table Cooperative

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

Time to Thank a Farmer

Farming has a long history in the United States, from techniques used by the Native Americans, to practices brought …

Lee Regional Fair

Lift your spirits with light-hearted fun at this year’s Lee Regional Fair. The Sanford Lion’s Club, N.C. Cooperative Extension …

Lee County Family and Consumer Sciences

A New Step for Community Wellness

New opportunities are developing for N.C. Cooperative Extension in Lee County in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences. …

Vote! It Makes Good Sense!

Political season is upon us, and unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you …

Out With the Old!

We may think of spring as the time for cleaning, but right now is the time to find some …

Recent Publications related to Community

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

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Maintenance of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds

This publication presents maintenance guidelines for stormwater wetlands and wet ponds, two stormwater practices that …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Permeable Pavement: Research Update and Design Implications

As the use of permeable pavement increases in North Carolina, practitioners can look to research …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways
drawing of the tick life stages

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

3 weeks agoDisaster Recovery
Illustration of a field boundary map

Creating a Crop Maze With GPS

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

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How to Prune Specific Plants

This final publication in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series gives tips for pruning specific …

Before and after heading cuts to barberry

General Pruning Techniques

This third in a series on pruning offers general tips on pruning most landscape plants.