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Cover photo for Bull Soundness Exam Day

Bull Soundness Exam Day

Come out and get your bulls examined and ready for the next breeding season! BSE’s are important to the …

Cover photo for Poultry Show and Sale - March 23rd, 2024

Poultry Show and Sale - March 23rd, 2024

: Saturday, March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. Participant Check In: 9:00 a.m. LOCATION: Nash County Ag Center l 1006 Eastern Ave in Nashville Registration …

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2023 Nash County Agriculture Awards

Nash County Farm-City Agriculture Awards 2023 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Nash County is now accepting nominees for our 2023 Agriculture Awards. These …

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Halifax County Horse Council

SAVE THE DATE! February 16, 2023 Join us for Good Food, Great Information on What to know & what to do for …

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Commodities and Livestock Conference

Save the Date! March 6th Organic Commodities & Livestock Conference MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2023 8 a.m. 4 p.m. MCKIMMON CONFERENCE & TRAINING CENTER …

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Beef Quality Assurance Certification

Join Us Tuesday, February 21st at 9 a.m. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Warren County Center 158 Rafters Lane Warrenton, NC 27589 This class offers the Beef …

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