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Heavy Metal Soil Testing for Hemp

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. David Hardy, Ph.D., N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Agronomic Services Division 919-733-2655 NCDA&CS heavy metal …

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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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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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