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The Iredell County Center Local Foods contacts are Nancy Keith, Matt Lenhardt.

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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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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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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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NC Agritunity Goes Virtual in 2021!!

2021 Virtual NC Agritunity Conference Thursday, February 11, 2021 90:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration is available now! For more information visit our NC …

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NC Farm School 2021

2021 Classroom Meetings Schedule February 2nd, 16th March 2nd, 16th April 6th, 20th May 4th, 18th Classroom business planning sessions are Tuesdays on the …

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