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Diabetes Prevention Program

November is National Diabetes Month. Over 30 million adults, aged 18 and older in the United States, are living with …

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Make a Difference Day

Volunteers are the key to our success in Union County 4-H. Whether you’re interested in becoming a club leader …

Pumpkin Puree

How to Make Pumpkin Purée

Tis the season for Pumpkins and what better way to celebrate than by baking? Pumpkin Purée can be used …

Indoors Herbs

Growing Herbs Indoors

There are many herbs that can be grown successfully indoors. These plants usually won’t grow as well as they …

We Grow Union County

Growing Community

August and September provided several opportunities for celebration and involvement in Union County. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Union County …

Fall Festival

Fall Festival

Wingate Community Garden’s Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There …

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It's Paper Clover Time

Traditionally, Union County 4-H sends fifteen eager and ready to thrive teenagers to North Carolina 4-H Congress which is …

Salmon with Balsamic Glaze

National Seafood Month

October is known for many things, from the start of the holiday season to the beginning of fall and …

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Fall Bulb & Plant Sale 

Fall is a busy time for families with many school and athletic events, festivals, and other events to attend. Fall …

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Better Breakfast Month

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but why? Research shows that eating breakfast …

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Fall Outings and Planting

Now that schools are in session and Labor Day is here, my thoughts turn to fall, even though our …

Keeping Seniors Active

Keeping Seniors Active

Physical Activity is an integral part of keeping our bodies in tip-top shape, along with a nutritionally-balanced diet. This …

Cooking on a Dime

Cooking on a Dime

Happy September everyone! We are officially two-thirds through the year 2021. This year has been a whirlwind and with …

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This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

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Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …