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NC State Extension connects farmers, agribusinesses and communities with vital research-based information and technology. Research at NC State targets society's grand challenges. Extension delivers this research directly into the hands of North Carolinians, helping them to translate knowledge into everyday solutions.

Stanly County Spring Ag Tour

On Friday, April 20, 2018, Cooperative Extension hosted an agricultural tour of Stanly County. This annual event allows Stanly …

April 2018 Issue of Cattle Call

Please see the link below to read the latest issue of the Cattle Call. In this issue Allison Brown of Alexander County …

March 2018 Issue of Cattle Call

To read the latest issue of the Cattle Call Newsletter, please see the link below. March ’18 Issue of Cattle …

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