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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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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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Big Challenge With an Easy Solution

As the pesticide coordinator for Robeson County, I frequently receive questions about how to dispose of unwanted pesticide products. …

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Don't Forget the Basics

I write this article as we celebrate National Ag Day (March 22) in the United States. I think about …

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Small Farms Week

HELP US BRING A MEAL TO LOCAL FAMILIES Our goal is to provide ONE complete meal to at least TEN …

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Hpai

I’m sure you have heard talk or concern about Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), sometimes called the avian flu …

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