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Extension@YourService: The Family is the Model

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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Farm Transition Workshop January 30th

Great workshop opportunity if you’re planning to pass along your farming inheritance one day.  Registration of $10 for individuals; $5 for additional family members.  Register at http://farmtransition.eventbrite.com or by calling 910.997.8255. Registration extended MORE »

Community Gardening Opportunity

Although our weather is wintery, gardeners everwhere use this down time to plan for next year’s crops and gardens.  With that in mnd, we’re excited to offer a brand new Community Garden opportunity, MORE »

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From Pickles to Entrepreneurship

Do your friends and family rave about your bread and butter pickles? Are your cookies the first ones to sell out at the bake sale? You could be on your way to becoming MORE »

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Our Investment – Our Youth

 It has been more than twenty years since the Search Institute in Minneapolis, MN released its findings on a framework of 40 Developmental Assets. The assets contribute to the overall well being of MORE »

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Extension@YourService ~ Meat Goats

Richmond County is well known for its meat goat production, particularly the South African Boer Goat.  There are over 100 farms that have an interest in meat goats in Richmond and surrounding counties.  MORE »

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4-H Crafting Club

New 4-H Club Interest Meeting – Youth ages 5 and older and their parents are invited to attend upcoming Informational and interest program to learn more about a new 4-H crafting club. The MORE »

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Extension@YourService ~ The Truth About Drinks

By now, most Americans have heard of the health consequences of drinking sugary drinks such as soda, sweetened tea, energy drinks, and coffee drinks. However, people are still consuming these beverages in mass MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Raising Quality Kids

Interest in meat goats has grown rapidly over the past several years. According to Ohio State University Extension, goat is the most frequently consumed meat in the world and, in the US, meat MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Nematodes

As the last days of summer wind down, you may be evaluating how your lawn or vegetable garden performed this growing season. If your grass is weak, or tomato plants unimpressive, you may MORE »

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It’s that time of year again when its starting to get a little cooler. Fall festivals, fairs, and holidays are among us. It’s also a great time to get your soil ready for MORE »

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Extension@YourService

Community gardens are not new in this country or around the world but they are becoming more popular in recent years. According to the National Food Gardening Initiative, which was produced by the MORE »