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Cover photo for SED 4-H Teen Winter Fling Event

SED 4-H Teen "Winter Fling" Event

The Southeast District 4-H Teen Council Officers are excited to host this year’s “Winter Fling” event at The Karen …

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Jumping Worms

Matt Bertone, the director of NC State University’s Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, just published an Extension factsheet about …

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Pesticide CEU Training-June 2, 2021

Need some last minute CEU’s? Pesticide CEU training at N.C. Cooperative Extension, New Hanover County Center on June 2, 2021. Registration deadline …

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