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Dairy Summer Nutrition Conference

Dairy Summer Nutrition Conference Brought to you by Deal Rite Feeds and Iredell County Extension When: July 11, 2019 from 11:00 …

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BEES Academy Upcoming Training

BEES (Beekeeping Education and Engagement System) Academy has upcoming training scheduled throughout the Summer/Fall in 3 different regions: Mountains …

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Wake Up to Ag!

Check out Statesville Free News’ article on last week’s Wake Up to Ag Event. This is an annual event that …

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Is Your Home and Community Firewise?

Introductory class on the Firewise Program coming to N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County, Monday, May 13, 2019, from …

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Feeder Calf Workshop

Feeder Calf Workshop Scheduled for Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Harward Brothers Livestock Market 2207 Turnersburg Highway, …

2019 Garden Fair

2019 Iredell Garden Fair

The Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Iredell County invites the public to the 7th Annual Garden Fair. The event …

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Pruning Workshop

FREE Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Pruning Workshop Friday, March 8, 2019, from 1–3 p.m. Hands-on pruning demonstrations focusing on peach trees, …

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Blueberry Pruning Workshop

Event Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 1–3 p.m. Location: Prevette Family Farm, 236 Williamsburg Road Olin, NC 28660 Speakers: Craig Mauney, NC …

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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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