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2024 Livestock Forage Program (LFP)

Attention Lincoln County Livestock Producers! If you planted long season small grains for grazing purposes in fall of 2023, you …

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April Newsletter from Lincoln County

See below for the April Newsletter from our Lincoln County Agents. Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!! April Lincoln Extension …

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Livestock Interest Survey

Scan the QR code or click the link to fill out a Livestock Interest Survey for our Lincoln County …

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March Newsletter from Lincoln County

See our Inaugural Monthly Newsletter below, thank you for your continued support and dedication to Lincoln Cooperative Extension …

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2024 Plant Sale Is Here

Please join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Lincoln County Center in supporting a College Scholarship Fund to help our 4-H members pursue …

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Figure 1. Common produce packages.

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Figure 1. Typical conventional hydrocooler.

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Figure 1. Liquid icing single cartons of produce.

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