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Cover photo for Watermelon Grafting Workshop

Watermelon Grafting Workshop

Watermelon Grafting Workshop May 31 Thursday 10-12pm Catawba County Cooperative Extension 1175 S. Brady Ave. Newton, NC Classroom A NC State Ph.D. candidate Marlee Trandel …

Cover photo for Local Foods Cooking Class

Local Foods Cooking Class

Local Foods Cooking Class Eat healthy while supporting local farmers Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm Extension Center 1175 S. Brady Ave. Newton June 20th and …

In the Garden Q & A

With the spring gardening season in full swing we have had some great questions come into the extension office. …

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