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O. P. Owens Agriculture Center

Cooperative Extension
Meeting Changes

Tri-County Corn and Soybean Meeting -- Scheduled for February 24 has been rescheduled for March 11.  Info will be sent out shortly. Bryce Lane -- Gardening in Modern Times: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly -- Scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. has been rescheduled for March 25 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 52nd Annual Awards and Recognition Banquet -- Scheduled for Thursday, February 26, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 12, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Robeson Local Food Alliance -- Scheduled for Thursday, March 12, has been cancelled for this month.

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O. P. Owens Agriculture Center

Cooperative Extension
Meeting Changes

Tri-County Corn and Soybean Meeting -- Scheduled for February 24 has been rescheduled for March 11.  Info will be sent out shortly. Bryce Lane -- Gardening in Modern Times: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly -- Scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. has been rescheduled for March 25 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 52nd Annual Awards and Recognition Banquet -- Scheduled for Thursday, February 26, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 12, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Robeson Local Food Alliance -- Scheduled for Thursday, March 12, has been cancelled for this month.

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4-H Animal Science
Project

Now is the time to sign up for the 4-H Animal Science Project.  The deadline for turkeys is February 27, and the deadline for all other animals is April 10.   For more information, contact Shea Ann DeJarnette, Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent, at 910-671-3276 or Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.edu.  Below are the guidelines and application. 4-H Animal Science Project Guidelines 4-H Animal Science Project Application

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Disaster Preparedness

Are you prepared for a disaster?  Visit Cooperative Extension's site to learn what you need to do to be better prepared: Disaster Preparedness Information

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Ag-Related Scholarship
Available to Robeson County Students

Linwood Singletary Memorial Scholarship — $1,000 Sponsored by the Robeson County Crop Promotion Association and North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center.  Must be a Robeson County, North Carolina, student with a desire to pursue an agricultural-related career. For an application Download it here and print it E-Mail Mac Malloy, Extension Field Crops Agent with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, at Mac_Malloy@ncsu.edu Call 910-671-3276. The deadline is April 1.

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Which Came First, The Chicken or The Egg?

Pretty heady question for your morning isn’t it? Believe it or not, I’m not trying to spark a philosophical, theoretical, or religious debate by asking this question. I’m merely announcing that for the MORE »

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Decoding Food Labels in the Grocery Store

Do the many food labels in the grocery store confuse you? Do you pause in the aisle pondering over eggs: cage-free, free-range, organic, or all natural? Labels are intended to make life easier MORE »

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Practicing Roadway Safety Pays

Overall, we have experienced a cold and wet winter thus far, despite a few warm days, leaving many anticipating the arrival of spring weather.   As the season progresses and the weather pattern breaks, MORE »

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How to Improve Financial Health

Many consider the New Year as a chance for renewal, giving us a fresh outlook. Often we are conscious of our health and the changes we need to make to become more healthy MORE »

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Edible Landscape popular

New trends, fads, and improved methods challenge us to change our current ways of doing things. Gardening also faces these same challenges. Sometimes, it may be just a new name for a practice MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Soil Health and Cover Crop WorkshopThu Mar 5, 2015 Today
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 4 hours ago
All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts ClubThu Mar 5, 2015 Today
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 hours away
Spiritual Generations 4-H Club MeetingFri Mar 6, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM— Tomorrow
4-H State Horsebowl and Hippology CompetitionSat Mar 7 - Sat Mar 7, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States
— Tomorrow
St. Pauls 4-H Pony Club MeetingSat Mar 7, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 days away
Robeson County Master Gardeners AssociationMon Mar 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 4 days away
Dirty Rascals 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Club MeetingTue Mar 10, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 5 days away
Beginner Beekeeper SchoolTue Mar 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 5 days away
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