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Small Farms News - June 2022

Small Farm Unit Demonstration Day On Wednesday, July 13th from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., the Small Farm Unit will …

Small Farms Week March 21-26, 2022 logo

Extension at the Table Food Drive

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center conducted a food drive in collaboration with N.C. A&T State University’s Small Farms …

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