Jam packed and growing roots

Jam packed and growing roots

If you follow us on Facebook, you may have noticed a new feature posted on Fridays called “Extension Friday Follow-Up.” It features highli...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Lowery, Harrell join housing authority

Lowery, Harrell join housing authority

LUMBERTON — Two new faces are joining the leadership staff at the Housing Authority of the city of Lumberton.Adrian E. Lowery has been named as ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Food-safety certification available

LUMBERTON — ServSafe food safety certification training has been scheduled for August and September by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension....

July 29th, 2017 |  


Capitalism’s benefits exceed just profits

Capitalism’s benefits exceed just profits

I recently attended a Conscious Capitalism conference.Conscious capitalism is “a way of thinking about capitalism and business that better refle...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Program to provide economic aid to Lumberton, Pembroke

RALEIGH — Two Robeson County municipalities are among seven in North Carolina getting help over the next two years to rebuild their economies in...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Help save the pollinators

Help save the pollinators

You’ve heard the old saying, “an apple a day will keep the doctor away.” Well, to keep those apples coming, we need to seriously pay...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Applications being accepted for Ag Biz Planner

FAYETTEVILLE — Applications are being accepted until July 31 for the ninth class to participate in an e-learning financial and business planning...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Keeping it simple and fresh

Keeping it simple and fresh

I don’t know about you, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the abundance of locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables during the past few weeks. Loc...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Pesticide certification courses planned

LUMBERTON — Opportunities for certification in the proper handling of pesticides are upcoming.Pesticide recertification credit opportunities are...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Banquet honors business students, leaders

Banquet honors business students, leaders

PEMBROKE — Robin Crump’s pursuit of a postgraduate degree at UNC Pembroke was met with hardship and adversity.Her business courses were a ...

July 8th, 2017 |