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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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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 …

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Giant Hogweed

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

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Got Fire Ants?

Fire Ants have been an issue this season. So what can be done to get rid of them?? Check out …

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NC Farm Schools: Lincolnton County

The NC Farm School program offers business-planning seminars which will give you the tools to create a viable business …

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Please visit the link below for Extension Factsheets on disaster preparedness. Time to prepare is before the event arrives. …

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