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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 …

Tax Relief for Landowners

With the ever-increasing urbanization and industrial development of our county, the market value of agricultural land may be many …

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Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

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Tornado Preparedness

This publication covers how to spot a tornado, where to go during a storm and …

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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Figure 1. Area of adaptation of turfgrasses in North Carolina.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

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Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …

Nature's Footprints

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explains how to identify a wide variety of …