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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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Chicken Workshop

RSVP to this upcoming chicken workshop by calling 704-216-8970. When: July 15, 2019, 2019, from 6–7:30 p.m. Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, …

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Big Dreams Small Farms Series

For more information, please call Morgan Watts, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Center Livestock Agent, at 704-216-8970. When: March 13, …

Small Ruminant Meeting Flyer

Small Ruminant Meeting

The next small ruminant meeting will be on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Piedmont Research …

2018 4-H Food Show Recipe Booklet

The Rowan County 4-H Food Show was held on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The theme was “Crockpot Recipes.” Several …

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