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Cold Damage

I have finally been able to spend some daylight scouting my home landscape for cold damage. Robeson County is …

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Sharing Passions

My father gave me a great gift – a love for reading. I clearly remember him getting a new …

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Camp Combo

I know, I know! You are trying to get those last-minute Christmas presents wrapped and making sure everyone has …

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Setting Goals

Do you sometimes want the impossible, immediately? I know I do, but we all know that is not reality. …

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Winter Worries Abated

I remember as a child how my grandmother would start getting anxious about Christmas as soon as Halloween came. …

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A Blast From the Past

Christmas is hands down my favorite holiday. Each year I put up two trees (because I don’t have room …

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Fall Into Caring

The weather is starting to slowly change, and I must admit I like it. If I could just sit …

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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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