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Horse Hoof Health Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center is having a Horse Hoof Health Workshop on February 1, 2019, from 6 to …

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2019 Extension Gardener Workshop Series

Interested in gardening? Learn about sustainable, science-based gardening practices from NC Cooperative Extension Extension Gardener classes are a series of …

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Beef Cattle Economics Workshop

View or print flyerrJoin us for a discussion on cattle economics. We will be video chatting with Andrew Griffith …

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Piedmont Regional Beef Conference

Save the Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Piedmont Regional Beef Conference Registration and Trade Show will open at 8:30 a.m. with …

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This publication discusses learning opportunities and suggestions for planning, designing, and implementing school gardens.

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Residential camps generate food scraps from meal preparation, plate scrapings, and leftover or spoiled food. …

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Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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This publication will help you start selling fluid milk directly to grocery stores. Approaching retailers, …

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