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Let's Get Back-to-Basics in the Home Garden

Published by Kathy Hepler / February 28, 2017

Thirsting for more horticulture knowledge? Join Extension Horticulture Agents, Mary Jac Brennan and Leslie Peck, on Thursday evenings this spring and improve your gardening skills.

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Horse Industry Promotion Assessment Referendum

Published by April Bowman / February 20, 2017

Horse owners ages 9 and up should vote on the horse referendum, March 8th. The North Carolina Horse Council plans to hold an equine referendum to extend the Horse Industry Promotion Assessment which was first authorized in 1999. The referendum will be conducted in all of North Carolina's 100 counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on March 8, 2017.


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Piedmont Regional Beef Conference

Published by April Bowman / February 20, 2017

The Piedmont Regional Beef Conference will be held on March 2nd at the brand new Chatham County Extension Center!

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The Super Science 4-H Club visited the JOY FM studios.

Published by April Bowman / February 16, 2017

The Super Science 4-H Club visited the JOY FM studios on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.


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Workshops, tours, guest speakers and farming demonstrations to mark 31st Small Farms Week

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / February 15, 2017

Registration is open for the 31st annual Small Farms Week, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s tribute to small–scale agriculture, which kicks off March 19 with a timely theme: growing a safe, sustainable food system.

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Poultry Science Summer Institute

Published by April Bowman / February 15, 2017

Are you a teen that wants to learn more about poultry, genomics or feed mills? Participate in the Poultry Science Summer Institute July 30-August 3.

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