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Winter Annual Field Day 2023

Winter Annual Field Day

A Winter Annual Field Day will be held in Union County on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10 a.m. …

Pesticide Classes at Anson Extension

Pesticide Classes will be available at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Anson County Center on Wednesday, March 29th. Credits offered are …

2023 Auxin Training Schedule

Live Zoom If you would like to register for the live Zoom meetings, contact Katelyn Stegall at (704) 983-3987 …

Area Agent, Fields Crops Position Available

The Extension Agent is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating an outcome-based program addressing issues and opportunities identified in …

Sesame Production Meeting

Basics of sesame production in NC , field research results, and discussion of contracts with sesame developer, processor & …

What Is NC Farm School?

Entering into a new agricultural venture is risky business, whether a producer is diversifying, transitioning, or expanding an existing …


National Farm Safety and Health Week 2022

Protecting Agriculture’s Future September 18-24, 2022 Visit the National Farm Safety and Health Week for more information and to register. Daily Topics …

Cover photo for Anson County Heifer Show

Anson County Heifer Show

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022 Location: 2385 Little Creek Road, Ansonville NC Rules & …

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Managing Squash Vine Borers

Admiring my pumpkin growing in the garden, I noticed a problem. Among the series of vines, some leaves were …

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