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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 …

Household Hazardous Waste Day

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Time: 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Where: Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center Address: 1801 Nash Street Who: All …

Expanding Your Food Budget

There are several programs that help people access food, but the largest federal program is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

Grilling and Barbecue Safety

With the weather warming up, many people are heading outdoors, enjoying the sunshine, and getting their grills ready for …

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 …

Out With the Old!

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

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Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster

During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or …

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Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

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Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

Getting the Most from Your Tax Refund

The decisions you make at tax time determine how much of any tax refund money …

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …

7/15/19

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

7/15/19

Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

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

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Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

7/10/19