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Women in Ag Fall 2022 Farm Tour

The regional “Women in Agriculture” (WIA) group began networking again in September, post Covid, with a traveling educational tour …

Farmer Outreach Meeting

2022 Small Farms News for September

Farmer Outreach Meeting September 19, 2022 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 3096 NC Highway 39N, Louisburg, NC Bring your questions. Get answers first-hand …

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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 …

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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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2022 Winter Field Crop Update

The 2022 Regional Tobacco Production Meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. The meeting will begin at …

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