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Helping Youth Understand Money

Once youth learn how to manage money, they gain an ability that is critical to making their aspirations a …

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Canner Lid Testing

Spring is here and canning is just around the corner! Canners need to be tested every year before canning season …

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Farm City Photo Contest Winners

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center has announced their Farm City Photo Contest winners. The winning photographs will …

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Donate to 4-H at JOANN Fabrics

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Avoiding Scams

Scammers have been taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic in an attempt to trick people into giving up their hard-earned money. In …

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Saving for Emergencies

This past year alone taught us all that we must be prepared and ready for the unexpected. While we …

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Stay Safe During Power Outages!

Winter storms can bring extreme cold temperatures, freezing rain, snow, as well as ice. Power outages can also occur. …

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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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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

As the temperature falls, older adults are at greater risk for weather-related health conditions and illnesses, such as hypothermia …

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Emergency Car Kit for Winter

Growing up, my father always stressed the importance of being prepared for emergencies. He would say “If you stay …

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Summer Intern Position Available

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center is accepting applications for a 4-H Summer Intern. Applications are welcome from NC State …

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