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ServSafe Managers Food Safety

The registration fee of $125 (check or money order ONLY, made payable to N.C. Cooperative Extension of Robeson County) may …

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Virtual AgriShops

Small farmers will have two opportunities to learn about new production practices and technologies, with Virtual Regional Small Farmer …

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Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

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

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Help Feed the Hungry

Donate canned goods and other nonperishable food by February 15, 2021, and be part of a statewide N.C. Cooperative Extension campaign …

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But This Year Is Different

This is the time of year most of us take time to reflect and look to the future. What …

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Helpful Christmas Tree Care

Maybe you have or maybe you haven’t put up your Christmas tree. Trust me, I’m not judging. If you …

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Collards and Crafts

Folks, save the date for the most unique shopping experience Robeson County has to offer! Wouldn’t you love to …

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2020 Very Local Holiday Festival

Join us Saturday, December 5, from 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., for A Very Local Holiday Festival at the Robeson County …

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2021 Beginner Beekeepers School

Join us for this five (5) class series teaching the basics of beekeeping. Classes will be held on January …

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Holidays Are Here

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. Having a menu for each meal and shopping …

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14. Small Fruits

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode limits yields in every major soybean production region worldwide. This disease note …

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How Does Nitrogen Move Through a Swine Farm with a Lagoon-Sprayfield System?

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