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Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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February Is American Heart Month

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Extension at Home Series

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Let's Make Strawberry Jam

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Caswell County Pesticide Education

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