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NC Agritunity 2019

Feb. 9, 2019 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Free Educational Conference and Trade Show for Small and Beginning Farmers Iredell Cooperative Extension 444 Bristol Dr. Statesville, …

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Tree Cleanup and Chainsaw Safety Class

Training for disaster recovery tree cleanup safety covering OSHA regulations, insect bites and stings, electrical/electrocution hazards, hand and power …

Killians Hardware Spring Pro-Day

Agenda 8 a.m. – Quick & Dirty Spring Marketing Katie Elzer-Peters – Owner, The Garden of Words, LLC 9 a.m. – Young …

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2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

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Turf Weed Management Class

This is a one-hour presentation on turf weed management, covering general weed biology and ecology, weed identification, and cultural and …

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Lawn & Garden Q & A

September and October are active times in the lawn, garden, and landscape. We have had some great questions coming …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

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