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PSSI Words of Wisdom

Alexandra “Alex” Baughns of Orange Park, FL recently attended the Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) and shared some advice …

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Mosquito Populations Likely to Increase

Last week, NCDHHS announced the first death in 2018 due to West Nile virus (WNV). (see https://www.ncdhhs.gov/news/press-releases/dhhs-reports-state%E2%80%99s-first-death-year-related-west-nile-virus). Although details were …

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Planning on Planting

December is here, the cold is upon us and the seed catalogs are being mailed to all of the …

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Shop Local This Holiday!

The holidays are here and if you are like so many others, you are in search of the perfect …

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Can't We All Just Get Along?

Thanksgiving is absolutely one of my favorite holidays. Yes, food might rank as one of the reasons. Each year …

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When No One Is Looking

“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is looking.” That quote has …

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Investing in Our Community

Something I love about 4-H is the opportunity to work alongside other community agencies! Agencies that work together, that …

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4-H Newsletter

Our September/October 4-H Newsletter is now available!! September/ October 4-h …

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Volunteers Say Yes!

One of the best things about our work here at the Extension Office is the great people we work …

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Friendship Building in 4-H

Did you know that 4-H is coordinating summer adventure classes for youth in Asheboro, Liberty and Archdale? Often the …

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Blossom-End Rot

Summer is here and I am sure that all of your gardens are looking green, lush and beautiful. Many …

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Tricks for a Beautiful Lawn

Summer time is here and some of you are still wondering how to make your yards as beautiful as …