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The Robeson County Center Local Foods contact is Mack Johnson.

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Robeson County Farmers Market

Seems like spring can’t seem to get its act together with the numerous and sporadic cold spells we have …

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Mommy and Me

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 26, and June 7, 14 and 21, 2022, 1:30 p.m. UNCP Office for Regional Initiatives 115 Livermore …

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Overcoming a Picky Eater

As a parent, grandparent, or even an aunt or uncle, you may be concerned with what and how a …

Tomato Workshop Information FLier

Growing Great Tomatoes

Tomatoes, Tomahtoes, or ‘Maters……no matter how you say it, everyone wants to grow great tomatoes! Join us for an …

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Small Farms Week

HELP US BRING A MEAL TO LOCAL FAMILIES Our goal is to provide ONE complete meal to at least TEN …

NC Muscadine Grape Conference flier advertising details of conference

NC Muscadine Grape Conference

The North Carolina Muscadine Grape Association is hosting the annual NC Muscadine Grape Conference March 11 -12, 2022. Vineyard …

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Is Chocolate a Vegetable?

One of the most chocolate celebrated days is here. For as long as I can remember, Valentine’s Day has …

Muscadine workshop information flier

Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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Better Blueberries 101

As a homeowner, would you like to know how to increase your harvest and the size of your blueberries? …

Rain Barrel Workshop informatino flier

2022 Rain Barrel Workshop

Is your water bill costing you more than you like to pay? Would you like to recycle the rainwater …

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It’s Turkey Time

Thanksgiving is this coming week! After Thursday we will be sprinting towards the next big holiday (according to retail …

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Don't Be a Turkey About Food Safety

If you regularly read North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center’s news column, you know we usually talk turkey …

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Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

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Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

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Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

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North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …

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21. Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening

This Youth, Community, and Therapeutic Gardening Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook helps volunteers understand …

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Synthetic Auxins

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a synthetic auxin (SA) herbicide injury.