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Fair Rides

Fair Time is
Here

Check out the website for the: Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair, September 29 - October 8, 2016 North Carolina State Fair, October 13 - 23, 2016

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Fair Rides

Fair Time is
Here

Check out the website for the: Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair, September 29 - October 8, 2016 North Carolina State Fair, October 13 - 23, 2016

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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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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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Kid Power

I remember as a child being told over and over I was not old enough, tall enough, or mature enough to do certain things.  Usually, any of those comments received a look that MORE »

Peaches in a basket

Splash Through Summer with Peaches

Sweet and juicy peaches are one of North Carolina’s finest summertime fruits. Though they are available year round, they taste best and are less expensive during the summer. In our state, the peach MORE »

Cakes with prize ribbons from county fair.

Oh Boy, Here Comes the Fair!

This summer can be best described as hot, humid, and miserable.  It seems that rain has been in the forecast often, and I find myself dodging storms several times a week.  I don’t MORE »

Boys’ milk cows by hand

The Importance of Agricultural Literacy

Beginning with the industrial revolutions, which brought about great change in commerce and trade, the agricultural industry has evolved over the years.  Thousands of Americans have abandoned the farm in pursuit of other MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

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EVENTS View All
Goat Club MeetingThu Oct 6, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 7 days away
Robeson County Master Gardeners AssociationMon Oct 10, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 1 week away
Robeson County Area Beekeepers AssociationTue Oct 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 3 weeks away
4-H Volunteer Appreciation BanquetFri Oct 21, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 3 weeks away
Spanish ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingTue Nov 1, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 1 month away
Spanish ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingWed Nov 2, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 1 month away
Spanish ServSafe Food Safety Certification TrainingThu Nov 3, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 1 month away
Goat Club MeetingThu Nov 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 1 month away
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