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Baby Chicks are
Hatching at Cooperative Extension

Every spring, Robeson County 4-H conducts an Embryology Project with 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms.  We also have two incubators at the Extension Center.  This year, we are providing a virtual option for those who would like to watch the process.  The chicks started hatching this morning and will continue for most of the week (May 2 - 6).  You can watch them online (it may take a minute to load):   http://www.ustream.tv/channel/uGRJqSMnBhf Check out our Facebook page (click on link at top of page) to see the newborns. For more information about the Robeson County 4-H Embryology Project, contact Shea Ann DeJarnette, Extension 4-H Agent, at 910-671-3276 or Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.edu.

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chickegg

Baby Chicks are
Hatching at Cooperative Extension

Every spring, Robeson County 4-H conducts an Embryology Project with 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms.  We also have two incubators at the Extension Center.  This year, we are providing a virtual option for those who would like to watch the process.  The chicks started hatching this morning and will continue for most of the week (May 2 - 6).  You can watch them online (it may take a minute to load):   http://www.ustream.tv/channel/uGRJqSMnBhf Check out our Facebook page (click on link at top of page) to see the newborns. For more information about the Robeson County 4-H Embryology Project, contact Shea Ann DeJarnette, Extension 4-H Agent, at 910-671-3276 or Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.edu.

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4-H Summer Fun Camp

4-H Summer Fun
Activities

Register Today for a Summer of Fun! The Robeson County 4-H Program is happy to announce our summer programs and activities for 2016. We invite you to join us for a fun and exciting summer of learning. The summer program has activities for all youth between the ages of 5 and 19. Membership in 4-H is not required; however, 4-H members will receive the first opportunity to sign up for programs through March 11.  On March 14, the program will open to the public for general enrollment. The brochure describes the summer programs available through Robeson County 4-H. You will find descriptions about the programs, the dates, and the costs. There is a minimum number of children who must sign up for some programs as well as a maximum number on most programs. We are able to provide these programs at a reasonable cost thanks to funding support from United Way of Robeson County. Enrollment To register, come by our office to complete the registration form, sign up for the programs you wish to participate in, and pay the fee. Registration will be handled on a first come, first served basis and will only be accepted upon receipt of fees (check or money order ONLY).   Telephone, electronic, faxed, and mailed registration will not be accepted. Registration will continue until the classes are filled. Please contact the 4-H office at 671-3276 with any questions. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs interested in these programs should call so proper arrangements can be made. Click here to review the 2016 4-H Summer Fun Brochure.

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We Ag, You Eat

We Ag, You Eat

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, recently had an Ag T-Shirt Design Contest!  The winners were announced at the Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair and they are: First Place:         Karina McMillan Second Place:   Niya Dickens Third Place:       Graceanne Schuster Stop by Cooperative Extension at the O. P. Owens Agriculture Center, 455 Caton Road (Highway 72 West), Lumberton, to purchase your one-of-a-kind T-shirt ($20 for adult sizes and $15 for youth sizes) and support the number one industry in Robeson County.  Check or money order, please, made payable to: Robeson County Cooperative Extension.

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The 4-H Cookbooks Are
Here!

The Cookbooks Are Here! Help support the Robert Wilkes 4-H Endowment for Entrepreneurship, which will benefit 4-H youth in Robeson County, by purchasing a cookbook. A cookbook makes a great gift, so order as many as you’d like. Each cookbook is $10 with around 150 recipes from local 4-H volunteers, members, and alumni; from Cooperative Extension staff; and others. Stop by Cooperative Extension at the O. P. Owens Agriculture Center, 455 Caton Road (Highway 72 West), Lumberton, to purchase your cookbooks (check or money order, please) - Payable to: N.C. Agricultural Foundation, Inc. with “Wilkes Endowment/Cookbook” in the For Section Proceeds will benefit the Robert Wilkes 4-H Entrepreneurship Endowment for Robeson County, which operates under the auspices of the N.C. Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3.

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strawberriesintrays

It's Strawberry
Season

Strawberry Season is Here.  Click here to find Robeson County Strawberry Producers.

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Different types of fast food

Making Smart Choices When Eating Fast Food

America has been called a “fast-food nation” and for good reason. The typical American eats about three hamburgers and four orders of French fries every week. Usually it is done for convenience – MORE »

4-H campers canoeing

4-H Summer Fun Camp

Looking for a great summer opportunity for your child?  You’re in luck!  Robeson County 4-H Summer Fun Camping opportunities are available for youth between the ages of 5 and 18.  Registration is now MORE »

Clean It, Green It, Mean It

Earth Day 46: How Are You Going to Celebrate?

Earth Day, recognized annually on April 22, is a time for people around the globe from all walks of life to demonstrate their contribution towards a cleaner and healthier environment.  Forty-six years ago, MORE »

4-H campers canoeing

Fun, Fun, Fun!

As I write this, it is 40 degrees outside, but by the calendar, spring has started, so I have the Beach Boys playing to keep me in a summer mood. It may seem MORE »

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Small Farms Keep Agriculture Moving Forward

Agriculture is the leading industry in Robeson County.  Many county residents think of large-scale contract hog or poultry farms or large row-crop farms when farming is mentioned. But the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s MORE »

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Making The CONNECTion

What does a hamburger, baseball cap, cotton shirt, and a box of cereal have in common?  If you replied agriculture, then you are exactly right!  Whether it’s cotton, corn, beef, cereal grain, or MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Robeson County Master Gardeners AssociationMon May 9, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 3 days away
4-H 4-County Master Volunteer TrainingMon May 9, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28306, USA
— 3 days away
Robeson County Area Beekeepers AssociationTue May 17, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 2 weeks away
ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingMon May 23, 2016
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 2 weeks away
Bits Of Luck 4-H Club MeetingTue May 24, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Parkton
— 3 weeks away
ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingWed May 25, 2016
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 weeks away
ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingThu May 26, 2016
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 weeks away
ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingFri May 27, 2016
8:45 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 weeks away
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