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It’s a Pig Deal!

It’s a Pig Deal! That’s the theme for this year’s Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair. Nothing could be closer to …

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Fall Gardening in Containers

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Are you interested in gardening vegetables this fall? Maybe you feel …

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2022 Meet the Meat Workshop

Thursday, September 22, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360 Topics at this workshop will focus on what …

Cover photo for 2022 Sheep and Goat  Beginner Workshop

2022 Sheep and Goat Beginner Workshop

Thursday, September 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360 Topics at this workshop will focus on getting started …

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Proper Testing and Need to Know

Growing up, one of my favorite places to be was horseback riding in the Uwharrie National Forest with my …

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