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Cover photo for 2019 NC Agritunity Conference and Trade Show

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 …

4 dairy cows, of different breeds lined up

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 …

NCDA Giant Hogweed map

Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed We have been getting a lot of local interest about this new weed. Please check out the links …

Map of Iredell Local Food Options

Eat Local!

Check out the new Eat Local Iredell webpage Now go out and eat …

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