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Big Challenge With an Easy Solution

As the pesticide coordinator for Robeson County, I frequently receive questions about how to dispose of unwanted pesticide products. …

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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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NC Muscadine Grape Conference

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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? …

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Pruning: What, When, Why, and How

This is an interactive workshop addressing the science of pruning, including the what, when, why, and how. The proper …

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School Topics: Introduction to Beekeeping Benefits of Beekeeping Life Inside the Honeybee Hive Apprehensions and Decisions Basic Equipment for Beekeepers Obtaining and Installing Honeybees Opening the …

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2021 Extension Gardener Series October 7–November 8, 2021, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. O. P. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton Interested in gardening? …

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Seed Saving 101

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A New Chapter

Seventeen years ago, Everett Davis introduced me as the newest Extension agent in the County; I was beginning my …

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A “FAIR” Fall Garden

I know what the outdoor thermometer says, but believe it or not, it is time to consider your fall …

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Cooking With Fresh Herbs

Cooking summer vegetables with fresh herbs is a delicious twist on summer produce. With the Robeson County Farmers Market …

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Hypertufa Workshop

You may have heard about or seen hypertufa pots – now here is your chance to create your own! …

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