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Summer Fun 2016
Registration Begins April 18

Registration begins April 18 for all 4-H Summer Fun activities and camps.  See news article posted 3/24 on home page for links to required forms.

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Summer Fun 2016
Registration Begins April 18

Registration begins April 18 for all 4-H Summer Fun activities and camps.  See news article posted 3/24 on home page for links to required forms.

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Volunteer With
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Call our office at 910.997.8255  for details on how you may make a difference in the youth of our community as a 4-H Volunteer!

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Do You Know What Is In Your Food System?

Much of the work being done in your local NC Cooperative Extension Office has to do with our regional food system. Some of us work to help farmers produce fruits and vegetables; others MORE »

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Extension@YourService: Pulses

Lately, the word “pulse” has become a popular buzzword in nutrition. The word “pulse” refers to the edible, dried seeds produced by legume plants such as dried beans, peas, and lentils. Although related, MORE »

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NC Peaches – The Taste of Summer

Incredible as it may seem, it’s already July, and we’re hitting the peak of summer. And summer means peaches. They just taste like summer! I was born in Miami, Florida, and I remember MORE »

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Preserving the Harvest

This time of year, there is a wide variety of fresh, local produce being sold at farmer’s markets or being grown in home gardens. Sometimes, it can be difficult to know what to MORE »

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Farm To Fork 4-H Summer Camp

Richmond County 4H Summer Fun camp started with a great first session last week!  Nine campers attended the camp that began with an introduction to nutrition through the program Teen Cuisine.  Campers ranged MORE »

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Now hiring . . . popular

  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Project Coordinator     Organization: North Carolina Community Garden Partners (NCCGP) in collaboration with the North Carolina Public Health Foundation   Location: Home-based, with ability to travel throughout the state MORE » – from   Community Gardens

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Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and improved and even better than before. “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free online  (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North MORE » – from   Gardening

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Smoothies

Smoothies can be a convenient and delicious meal option; plus, they are a great way to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables that you eat. And with the heat of summer just MORE »

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