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Whip It Up Wednesday Recipe

Summer Breeze Smoothie Strawberries are potent little packages that protect your heart, increase HDL (good) cholesterol, lower your blood pressure, and guard …

Whip It Up Wednesday

Angel Food Cake with Berries and Whipped Cream The garden strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus …

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#Make EveryBiteCount Scavenger Hunt

Let’s #MakeEveryBiteCount with the MyPlate Scavenger Hunt! Find as many items on the checklist that create a MyPlate healthy …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Whole Grain Strawberry Pancakes…Yum! For the entire month of April, EFNEP is celebrating strawberries. Come visit our site every Wednesday …

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Spring Art for Kids

Let your imagination grow under the direction of a 4-H volunteer. You will be creating a simple spring art. …

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Whip It Up Wednesday

Shamrocks and Gold Smoothie The Shamrock Shake is a seasonal green mint-flavored milkshake dessert sold at some restaurants during March to celebrate St. Patrick’s …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken Better than take-out…it’s finger-licking good! Bring the flavor of both sweet and spicy from the oven to …

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Small Farms Week Food Drive

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center in association with N. C. A&T State University is hosting a …

Recent Publications related to Community

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …


Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …


Tall Fescue & Kentucky Bluegrass Athletic Field Maintenance Calendar

This calendar of suggested management practices is designed to assist you in the seasonal care …

Preparing the land.

Site Preparation

This publication, chapter 5 of Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food …

Figure 1. Boundaries between North Carolina regions.

Selecting and Managing Lawn Grasses for Shade

Turfgrass, trees, and shrubs are desired in most landscapes because they are attractive and useful. …

Basic hive equipment.

How to Become a Beekeeper in North Carolina

Beekeeping is a very enjoyable and rewarding pastime that is relatively inexpensive to get started. …