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Upcoming Classes

The cold days of winter not only bring hope and dreams of what spring will bring, but there are …

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Better Blueberries 101

As a homeowner, would you like to know how to increase your harvest and the size of your blueberries? …

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Muscadine Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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A Christmas Gift

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Taking Care of Cattle in Winter

There are 23 days left in 2022 as I’m writing this, and I’m wondering, “Where did it go?” Scientists …

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Beef Repro Series

February 2 & 16, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. March 2, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This 3-day series will focus …

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Collards and Crafts 2022

All the heavy frost we have recently seen blanketing our landscapes definitely suggests winter is coming and ushering in …

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A Very Local Holiday Festival

Saturday, December 3, 2022 Robeson County Farmers Market 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton Shop Local, Eat …

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2023 Beginner Beekeeper School

January 31, February 7, 28, March 7, and 14, 6 – 8 p.m. O.P. Owens Agriculture Center 455 Caton Road, Lumberton School …

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Why the Bull Matters

Thursday, November 17, 2022 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360 In an effort to start a Robeson …

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Seed & Plant Swap

Saturday, November 5, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Robeson County Farmers Market Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton Looking for …

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NC Farm School: Is It for You?

Have you ever considered starting your own agricultural business? Do you have land and want to finally do something …

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