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Teen: ‘I feel like the ball is starting to roll’

Teen: ‘I feel like the ball is starting to roll’

Inspired by family farmers, local teens begins venture as entrepreneur By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com OAK RIDGE — What began as a slogan and a modest gesture to honor hard-working family members… Read more »

Coleman honored as Crew Person of the Year

Coleman honored as Crew Person of the Year

76-year-old on the idea of retirement: “I take one day at a time” By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com GREENSBORO – The average person does not begin a new career in their… Read more »

Guilford County photo contest accepting entries

Guilford County photo contest accepting entries

Deadline to submit agriculture-related photos is June 29 * Click here to submit an entry GREENSBORO — Guilford County Extension would like to display photos depicting the Agriculture we have… Read more »

Waldvogel: April showers bring May flowers … and termites

Waldvogel: April showers bring May flowers … and termites

It will eventually get warmer, and the increase in temperature, along with expected rainfall, will likely bring an increase in termite swarming, i.e., the emergence of the winged reproductives or future… Read more »

‘It’s a really cool program’

‘It’s a really cool program’

Growing gardens in the classroom offers a slew of hands-on lessons By Kevin Spradlin PiedmontPostNC.com * ReBuildUp Facebook page * YouTube video: Stokesdale students post their first win STOKESDALE —… Read more »

Spotlight: Environmental health

Spotlight: Environmental health

The Guilford County Department of Public Health is acknowledging this week as National Public Health Week. National Public Health Week runs April 2 through April 8. Today’s spotlight is focused on environmental… Read more »

City moves forward with chicken ordinance

City moves forward with chicken ordinance

More than 6 in 10 respondents say hens should be allowed By Kevin Spradlin Potomac Valley Herald * Survey results FROSTBURG — More than 60 percent of people who responded… Read more »

Play, hard work key themes to Labor Day Parade

Play, hard work key themes to Labor Day Parade

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 images MOUNT SAVAGE, Md. — Members of youth sports teams, 4-H clubs, the Frostburg Dance Academy and many… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Finding reliable nutrition advice

Extension @ Your Service: Finding reliable nutrition advice

Nutrition is an ongoing and ever-changing topic as research continues to emerge. It can often be overwhelming for the people to sort through this information and understand what is truly… Read more »

Equestrians get ‘extra fun time’ at Millstone

Equestrians get ‘extra fun time’ at Millstone

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images * Millstone 4-H Camp schedule ELLERBE — A tradition at Millstone 4-H Camp since 1973, some three… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Bird flu returns to the U.S.

Extension @ Your Service: Bird flu returns to the U.S.

Avian influenza, aka bird flu, has finally made its way to the U.S. this year, and while it has missed North Carolina so far, we are just starting to experience… Read more »

Reep tops in 4-H project to aid homeless kids

Reep tops in 4-H project to aid homeless kids

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Official news release DeLani Reep might not ever see the fruit of her labor, but she should know she’s made an impact. Reep, a… Read more »

Hamlet teen collecting items to help homeless children

Hamlet teen collecting items to help homeless children

Effort is part of 4-H Community Project HAMLET — A Hamlet teen seeks the public’s help in a 4-H Community Project aimed at providing comfort to homeless children. DeLani Reep,… Read more »

Field study shows how a GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting insect pest

Field study shows how a GM crop can have diminishing success at fighting insect pest

A new study from North Carolina State University and Clemson University finds that the toxin in a widely used genetically modified (GM) crop is having little impact on the crop… Read more »

ART bus offers free trip to Farmers Market

ART bus offers free trip to Farmers Market

The Rockingham Farmers Market will be open two days each week to better meet the needs of our residents. The market will continue to operate on from 8 a.m. to… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Savor the moment with mindful eating

Extension @ Your Service: Savor the moment with mindful eating

“Mindful eating” is an emerging term in nutrition research. It involves removing outside distractions and acknowledging all of the senses while eating. By eating mindfully, the pace of eating is… Read more »

Farmers can apply for $5,000 cost-share program

Farmers can apply for $5,000 cost-share program

Applications accepted until May 13 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com There was  no overlap with his predecessor when Matthieu Quick took over the position of technician with the Richmond County Soil… Read more »

Richardson: Drink outside the box

Richardson: Drink outside the box

I recently checked out an upscale yoga studio here in Madison, Wisconsin and discovered a new and disturbing trend: boxed water. Boxed water? OK, I’ve heard of boxed wine — and… Read more »

Cockman to lead LandTrust for Central NC

Cockman to lead LandTrust for Central NC

The LandTrust for Central North Carolina has selected Crystal Cockman as its executive eirector. Cockman, who has been serving as The LandTrust’s associate executive director, began her new duties May… Read more »

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices

School and community gardens have become increasingly popular in recent years, but the people managing and working in these gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the… Read more »

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