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The Value of Forage

Come Learn about: The Value of Forage Hosted by Bovine Solutions, Inc., Ben Shelton, DVM and Bob Patrick, DVM, and …

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New Grape Growers Training

New Grape Growers Training December 12, 2018; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pleb Urban Winery 289 Lyman Street Asheville, NC 28801 Agenda 8:30-9 …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference Hours 9 a.m. – …

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Free Pesticide Disposal Event

U.S. Department of Agriculture and State Land-Grant Universities Cooperating North Carolina Cooperative Extension- 704-873-0507- Wednesday Oct. 31st, 2018 FREE PESTICIDE …

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Dairy Revenue Protection Workshop

Come Get the “Scoop” on Dairy Revenue Protection Dairy Rev Protection Workshop 2018 flyer SPEAKER: John Newton, Chief Economist (American Farm …

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