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Need Last Minute X or V Credits?

Do you need last-minute pesticide credits? N.C. Cooperative Extension – Cleveland County Center is offering a class on Thursday, …

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Your Land, Your Legacy Workshop Series

Lincoln County Agricultural Land Owner, You are invited to a series of workshops with critical, practical information to help preserve your …

Auxin training available in Lincoln County office, Cleveland County office, and West Lincoln Library.

Auxin Training 2022

Several opportunities are being offered for Auxin Training by Heather Schronce, your area agent for Field Crops in Lincoln …

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Farm Jam 2021!

Come on out to Woodmill Winery on September 24, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. for a free concert with Dirty …

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2021 Pesticide Class Schedule

Pesticide classes forming now! Must call to register! If we haven’t received any preregistration calls for a class, that …

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Farm Fun in Lincoln County!

To say that Lincoln County is a 30-mile-long amusement park might seem silly at first. But it’s more of …

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Knife Skills 101

Good knife skills are one of the most important aspects of cooking and staying safe in the kitchen! This …

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