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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

Cabarrus County Nickels for Know-How Referendum Polling Location Announced The Cabarrus County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on …

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Saluting a Legend

Last weekend, we lost a dear 4-H Friend & fellow Pack member that will leave a lasting legacy in …

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Cabarrus Ag Celebration

Join us as we celebrate Agriculture in Cabarrus County at the 15th Annual Cabarrus Ag Celebration. RSVP by July 20 …

SOIL Shop flyer. Bring a soil sample in a Ziplock plastic bag, and we will screen it for lead! Our partners will be there to share information on: Safe gardening practices Composting/decomposers Water conservation Native plants Paper trash bags for yard waste

SOIL Shop, City of Concord

Join the Extension Master Gardeners of Cabarrus County, the Concord Wildlife Alliance, Soil and Water Conservation and so many …

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Get Growing! At the Concord Library

Join Cabarrus County Master Gardeners, the Cabarrus County Beekeepers Association, and library staff in this round-robin style educational event …

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2019 North Carolina Hemp Strain Testing Results - Rowan County

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2019 North Carolina Hemp Strain Testing Results - Henderson County

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Optimizing Floral Hemp Biomass through Proper Transplant Timing and Density

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Introduction: Food Banks and Food Pantries

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2022 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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