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This is YOUR Fair!

History at the Fair

The Lee Regional Fair is known to be a strong supporter of agriculture, but did you know history can …

Preserving Q & A

Q & A When is the peak food preservation season? I would say the peak season for home canning runs from …

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It Is Safer Inside

This week the outdoor temperature has ranged from the 50s to the 70s as is typical in North Carolina …

Snowman

The Snowman in Your Backyard

What do buttons and carrots have in common? This time of year it is probably easy to guess a …

camping data

Adventure Campers will….

Each year more than 4000 campers will attend one of the three 4-H camp centers in North Carolina. Adventure …

Cover photo for A Shiny Penny

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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A 4-H Civics Lesson

Bill Stone, the County Extension Director, wrote an article in 2016 reporting that our youth are out of touch …

Leading for the Next Generation

One of my favorite things about working with the 4-H Youth Development program is the opportunity I have to …

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Lee County 4-H 2020 Award Winners!

Quote of the Day: “There is no shortcut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation – veneer isn’t worth anything.” …

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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