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Milk Alternatives

People may not drink milk because they have an allergy, are lactose intolerant, or just do not like the …

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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 …

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Time Management Is Critical

With today’s busy lifestyles, time management is more important than ever. It seems as though parents and children have …

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Jam Packed and Growing Roots

If you follow us on Facebook, you may have noticed a new feature posted on Fridays called “Extension Friday …

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Keeping It Simple and Fresh

I don’t know about you, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the abundance of locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables …

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"Drink" More Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month! Did you know that North Carolina is the seventh largest blueberry growing state in …

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It’s a Summertime Deal

Did you hear the squeals of joy when school let out? Every child in the county was overjoyed that …

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