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Report to the People

Our 2021 Report to the People was held in July, here’s the report of what our Department did over …

Garden Fair

2022 Garden Fair will be held at the Agriculture Center on April 30, 2022 at 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, …

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Farmers Market Meeting

Iredell County Cooperative Extension will be hosting the 2022 Farmers Market Meeting on Monday, March 21. See flier for …

Wolfpack’s Waggle Newsletter

Want to be added to our newsletter email list? Just email us! Issue What Have We Been Up To? (July 2021) July 2021 This …

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Iredell County Fair

85th Year 2021 Iredell County Agricultural Fair Friday, September 3 thru Saturday, September 11, 2021 Vendor Application | Entry Forms | Premium Book | Entertainment General Admission …

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Information Session on DBII Grants

Heard the rumor about grant funds for value-added dairy processing? It’s true! If you haven’t already taken a look …

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North Carolina Agriculture Magazine

Want to Learn More About NC Agriculture Statewide?? Check out the recent edition of the North Carolina Agriculture Magazine now …

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Spring Pruning Demonstration

Spring Pruning Demonstration Horticulture Agent, Matt Lenhardt, and Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Iredell County Members will be hosting …

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Waterlogging and Turfgrass

With all the rain coming our way these days — the following article from NC State Extension TurfFiles can …

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Plant Sale

Order form Checks or exact cash accepted for payment. Mail to: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County, PO Box 311 …

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