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Lee County ECA Holds Covered Dish

Sharon Raschke, Lee County Extension and Community Association (ECA) president welcomed the Association’s members and their guest to the …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

Ask an Expert

Now a days if you are looking for information, I bet you “Google” it or use some other search …

Reading Nutrition Labels

The other day I was at a friend’s house and noticed she had 16 cans of green beans on …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

Cover photo for ECA Celebrates 100 Years!

ECA Celebrates 100 Years!

In 1913, Jane McKimmon organized home demonstration clubs in rural North Carolina as a way for women to learn …

Cover photo for ECA 25 and 50 Year Memberships

ECA 25 and 50 Year Memberships

Angela Jenkins, of the Lemon Springs Extension and Community Assocation receives congratulations from Wanda Denning, State ECA President, and …

Back to School Success

I know many of the young folks out there may not want to hear it, but summer break is …

Feeling Blue? Try Volunteering!

When was the last time you volunteered? In 2011, 26.4% or 1.9 million North Carolinians volunteered over 228.6 million …

Pick Your Own

It’s that time of year again…..time for farm fresh, locally grown produce and within a couple of weeks, our …

Is It Time to Throw It Out?

While grocery shopping, do you look at the dates on food products before placing the item in your cart? …

Recent Publications related to Community

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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Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

A 36-inch by 24-inch by 12-inch bale

A Low-Cost Plastic Bottle and Jug Baler

This publication shows how to build a simple, economical bale press and gives instructions on …

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A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality

This publication discusses ways that gardeners can protect water quality and avoid runoff and soil …

2 weeks ago
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Empacadora Económica para Reciclar Botellas y Garrafas de Plástico

Esta publicación muestra cómo construir una prensa de fardos sencilla y económica y da instrucciones …

7/26/19
A master gardener performs research in Mecklenburg County

IV. NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Policies

This chapter of the NC State Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Guidelines covers policies of the …

7/17/19
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).

7/12/19

Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after …

7/11/19Disaster Recovery