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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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Two Words, Eight Letters

Two words. Eight letters. Thank you. November is the month for the special time of Thanksgiving. Many people grew …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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Balled and burlapped Fraser fir and white pine trees.

Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

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Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Managing Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction companies can follow state regulations as well as save money by reducing the amount …

Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste and Save Money

This publication describes how communities can develop and implement backyard composting programs that reduce the …

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Map showing North Carolina counties with BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

This publication highlights potential indoor air quality concerns in homes.

11/15/19
Mold Growth on Ceiling Tiles

Preventing Mold in Your Home

This publication discusses how to prevent mold growth in the home environment.

11/15/19