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Pasture Walk & Sheep Workshop

The Pasture Walk & Sheep Workshop will take place at Living Well Farm in Liberty, NC on Thursday, September …

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High Path Avian Influenza (HPAI) Update 1.27.23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2023 CONTACT: Heather Overton, assistant director NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division 919-707-3006; Rowan County has a positive case of …

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Piedmont Beef Tour 2023

Join us on March 25, 2023 for the Piedmont Beef Tour. Topics include: forages quality grades evaluating finish pricing beef beef processing and more Visit Piedmont …

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