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Participants at Caldwell County 4-H’s “Egg-Cellent Poultry” camp pose after an egg and spoon race. In addition to learning about poultry and food science, games were a highlight for youth and teen leaders who attended the program in July 2021.

Youth Learn about Eggs, Poultry

What is “egg-cellent” about poultry? Youth who participated in a two-day 4-H camp all about poultry during July can …

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The Gift of William

6/29/2021 – If we had an NC FarmLink flag, it would fly at half-mast this week to honor William …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

Chana-Masala

Yummy Indian-Inspired Chana Masala!

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and “Food Fan” Eric Stafford for this 16-minute video demonstrating an Indian-inspired vegetarian fare …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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A Guide for Seed Buying

As a horticulture agent, it has been encouraging to see the increase of interest people have shown in growing …

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This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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