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National 4-H Week

For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National …

Swine Show Circuit Kicks Off

As a livestock agent with NC Cooperative Extension, I am privileged to work with swine farmers, who are some …

Are Frozen Foods Healthy

When it comes to preparing and serving a quick meal, nothing beats the convenience of frozen foods. They fit …

Backyard Flock Egg Production

So you just got your own flock of chickens! Or maybe you’re just thinking about starting your own flock, …

Do’s and Don’ts of Canning

Our Food Preservation Series has officially ended for Duplin and Sampson counties. We had a lot of fun making …

Nutrition and Health of Young People

Proper Nutrition promotes the optimal growth and development of children, Healthy eating helps prevent high cholesterol and high blood …

From the Vine

A few weeks ago, I was in the yard with my son and nephews playing catch with baseballs. One …

What’s for Dinner?

Has anyone ever asked you “well what do you eat” or “what does your fridge look like”? I get …

Make Healthy Choices

Carbohydrates are an important energy source; but it’s easy to consume too much. Many carbohydrate sources have little or …