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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

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A Very Local Holiday Festival

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2023 Beginner Beekeeper School

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Why the Bull Matters

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Critical Hours for Calving

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2022 Meet the Meat Workshop

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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

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Don't Forget the Basics

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