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2024 EGG-Cellent Egg Contest

If you have a flock of chickens that are currently laying eggs, this contest is just for you! Register …

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Pond Management Workshop

Come join us on June 8 to learn information on managing your pond, whether is new or established. Will …

4-H Blueberry Plant Sale featuring a blueberry workshop with Johnny Coley. Call 336-599-1195 for more info.

4-H Blueberry Plant Sale & Workshop

This spring, support Person County 4-H by participating in our blueberry plant sale! Sales open on Tuesday, February 20th …

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Field Crop Program Winter Workshops

There will be two winter workshops offered at N.C. Cooperative Extension – Person County Center in 2024. These workshops …

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Local Tobacco / GAP Meetings

There are TWO upcoming opportunities for tobacco growers to receive production updates from N.C. Cooperative Extension and GAP Annual …

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Corn Field Day

Approximate Location: 369 Walnut Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 Date: Monday, August 21st Time: 9 a.m.-10 a.m. This short, turn …

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