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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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ServSafe: Food Safety Manager Training

This 2-day class covers contamination, hygiene, time and temperature control, food-borne illness, allergens, and cleaning and sanitizing. Register today! About this …

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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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Wheat Production Series

Pre-Plant Strategies for Wheat September 25, 2020, form 8 to 9 a.m. Register: https://tinyurl.com/Wheat2020Part1 For more information please contact the N.C. Cooperative …

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Free Milk Give Away

In partnership with The Dairy Alliance, Borden, Cooperative Extension, and Horizon Church there will be a FREE milk giveaway …

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