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Mosquito Season Is Here!

Like me, you may have started noticing mosquito activity this week.  This is because Richmond County has had some warm wet conditions, which are optimal for mosquitoes to thrive.  It’s important to not MORE »

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4-H Summer Fun Registration Opens April 13

Summer is just around the corner. Now is the time to start planning activities that will keep your child learning and off the couch. 4-H Summer Fun consists of a series of educational MORE »

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2015 4-H Camping Opportunities at Camp Millstone!

Interested in registering a young person for a camping experience this summer?  Camp Millstone, in beautiful Richmond County, has made it easy by going to their website at: http://www.millstone4hcamp.com/Home_Page.html and clicking on this MORE »

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Spring Clean Your Kitchen!

Now that the spring weather is finally here many people have started to clean their houses. The kitchen is a very important area to focus on to help prevent food borne illness. Here MORE »

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It’s a WILD THANG!

The 2015 Wild Foods Cook-Off Contest went off with a bang! Participants really got a chance to show off their wild foods cooking skills to everyone in Richmond County! The fifteenth annual Wild MORE »

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Managing Moss in the Landscape

In the spring of the year, many homeowners say to themselves: “THIS is the year I will get the lush, green lawn I’ve always wanted!” However, this ambition is frequently thwarted by many MORE »

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Thank a Farmer Today

Do you know that March 18 is National Ag Day? It’s a great time to celebrate how well our farmers feed, fuel and clothe the world every day! Every last one of us MORE »

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Giving Goes A Long Way

4-H began as a way to improve the lives and fortunes of rural youth across the country, and became the youth outreach arm of the Cooperative Extension Service. 4-H is a youth development MORE »

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Spring Bermudagrass Management

With the cold weather we’ve been having, it may seem early to start thinking about bermudagrass management, but successful Farmers plan ahead and realize that timing is very critical. Controlled burning of bermudagrass MORE »

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Opening New Markets For Small Farms

Imagine that you are a small farmer, which means you probably also work a full time job somewhere else and spend your weekends and nights cultivating, spraying, harvesting — the work is endless. MORE »

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Backyard Chicken Feather Loss

Do your chickens look like they need the Hair Club for Hens? Chickens lose feathers for a variety of reasons and most are just part of the normal cycle of poultry life. Chickens MORE »

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Protect Animals From Cold Temps

The temperatures have dropped below freezing several times in the past few weeks. During this time, animal owners need to think about four very important points to protect their pets and livestock. You MORE »

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Putting Your Vacant Land To Use

If you have property and are considering using it for a small farm, take time to make a plan and consider different enterprises before getting started. There are many resources that can be MORE »

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New Year – New Active Family

Dr. Carol Devine of Cornell University states that “Long work hours and irregular schedules mean more time away from family, less time for household food work, difficulty in maintaining a regular meal pattern MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Gift Giving Animals

The holidays are a wonderful time for giving to others and spending time with family. Shopping for gifts takes a lot of time and thought for each individual family member or friend. A MORE »