The temperature gauge is north of 90°F. The air is thick with humidity and the buzzing of insects. Yet two ladies wait, under the stingy shade of a picnic shelter, at a community park.
Armed with coolers full of green beans, pears, sweet potato fries, chicken sandwiches and milk, these school nutrition professionals are waiting for children to come eat lunch.
Summer vacation is often thought of as a carefree time for kids. A time to sleep late, play with friends, and not have to worry about homework.
Thank-you notes remind me what I did mattered.
Can you tell if a snake is venomous?
A summer storm proves costly to tobacco farmers in eastern North Carolina.
We recently moved into our forever house, and I finally unpacked boxes I packed when I left my job as an Agriculture Agent with Cooperative Extension in 2009. It was like Christmas, opening boxes that had been packed for so long I didn’t know what was in them.
There were reference books, old college textbooks, and pictures – things I wasn’t really surprised I held on to.
What I didn’t expect to find was a pile of thank-you notes from the kids I worked with in our 4-H livestock program.
Dry, hot weather has the corn crop curling in defense.
Last Monday morning I looked out my front window and saw smoke rising over the tobacco field in front of our house.
Stealing from farms happens everywhere. Now, it's happened to us.
Ever wondered what it takes for a recipe to be published?
North Carolina strawberries went undercover last weekend. The reason benefits us all.