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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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Growing Great Tomatoes

Tomatoes, Tomahtoes, or ‘Maters……no matter how you say it, everyone wants to grow great tomatoes! Join us for an …

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NC Muscadine Grape Conference

The North Carolina Muscadine Grape Association is hosting the annual NC Muscadine Grape Conference March 11 -12, 2022. Vineyard …

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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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Is your water bill costing you more than you like to pay? Would you like to recycle the rainwater …

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2022 Beginner Beekeeper School

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2021 Extension Gardener Series

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A New Chapter

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Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

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