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Fireplace Safety

Maintaining fireplaces and chimneys is important. Poorly maintained fireplaces can lead to problems. Some of these problems can be …


A Little Bit Vanilla

Cultivated in hot climates with high heat and high humidity, vanilla is second only to saffron in terms of …


National Scrapple Day

While scrapple can claim roots in Germany, the regional dish as it is known today is distinctly American. Pan …

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National Sandwich Day

One of the questions I often ask when getting to know someone is, “what meal would you pick if …

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Pruning Trees and Shrubs

I have done a lot of pruning in my 30-year career. As a former ISA Certified Arborist, a UGA-trained …


Go to 4-H Summer Camp!

Did you know that 4-H has three residential camps through the State of NC?! Each camp is uniquely different …

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4-H Project Records 2022

Did you do a lot in one specific area this year, and you’d really like to create a 4-H …

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4-H Galactic Quest Recap

Throughout the month of October, 4-Hers participated in this year’s STEM Challenge, Galactic Quest. Each week featured a different …


National Chocolate Day

Cacao is nothing short of a magical bean with over 600 flavor profiles, once used by the Aztecs as …


New Slate of 4-H Officers!

Being elected a club officer is an honor which will include duties. 4-H club members vote for their fellow …

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National American Beer Day

The history of beer is inextricably linked to the history of civilization. It has even been theorized that the …

Soil and Water

8th Grade Agriculture Tours 2021

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Henderson County collaborated with local farms and higher education to provide field trips for public …

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G-Mama's Fried Okra

October 25 is National Greasy Food Day! And while such indulgences must be sporadic, I could think of no …