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Farmers Market - Open Saturdays

1006 Peachtree Street in Rocky Mount Market Hours SATURDAYS from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. April through December Shop Local. Shop Healthy. …

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2023 Respirator Fit Test Schedule

RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING February 8th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Center February 9th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Bertie County Center February 13th N.C. Cooperative Extension, Hertford …

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2023 Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program Ages 14 to 30! Application Deadline Monday, March 13th, 2023 The objective of this program …

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Soil Testing for Lawns and Garden

Healthy soil is the foundation of successful gardening. The first step to cultivating healthy soil is having your soil …

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2023 Live Auxin Trainings

Live Zoom: 2023 Auxin Herbicides-Best Management Practices Contact Maryanna for live Zoom link and passcode. Email: mrbenne6@ncsu.edu or Phone: 252.459.9810 These …

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2023 Respirator Fit Test

Respirator Fit-Test January 10, 2023 | Nash County Ag Center Nash County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a Respirator Fit-Test on …

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2022 Peanut Yield Contest

2022 Peanut Yield Contest The North Carolina Peanut Growers Association, in cooperation with NC State Extension, is happy to support …

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