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Cover photo for 2019 NC Agritunity Conference

2019 NC Agritunity Conference

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. …

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2019 Small Plant Sale

Each year we sell plants to support the different local programs that we provide to the county. Below is …

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January Garden Calendar

Below are some gardening tips for the month of January: Fertilizing Use wood ashes on your vegetable garden, bulb beds and …

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Preserving the Harvest Series

Check out an upcoming series of classes Der Holcomb, Extension Agent, Family, & Consumer Science will be offering: For more …

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Small Fruit Plant Sale

Now is the time to order your fruit trees and plants. The N.C. Cooperative Extension-Alexander County Center are now …

Pesticide Classes Available

Alexander County Extension Center will have two Pesticide Classes in February. A Commercial Class with 2 credits of A …

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Fruit Plant Sale

Now is the time to order fruit trees and other fruit plants. We are offering a variety of small …

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