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The Nash County Center Local Foods contact is Sandy Hall.

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Agriculture and Industry Tour

August 12th – 17th NC Cooperative Extension, Nash County Center, is joining Alleghany, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin …

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New Beehive Grant

County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15 to …

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