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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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Small Flock Workshop
July 26

We hope you can make it down to Broadway (just east of Sanford) to join us for the "Small Flock" Workshop!  In addition to learning about raising chickens and ducks you can also talk with the farmers about their goats, miniature cow, guineas, and permaculture design.   Please see the flyer for details: Small Flock Workshop 07-26-14 (1)

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Farmer's Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays!

Exciting News!  The Rockingham Downtown Farmer's Market is moving!  Starting Wednesday, April 30th, local foods and crafts will be available each Wednesday afternoon from 3:30-6:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m.- 12 noon at the old Goodman's store parking lot across from the Judicial building on West Franklin Street.  Thanks to support from the City of Rockingham, this location has been leased for the market in support of local business.  And thanks to a CTG grant, the market now has tents, tables, a sound system and local advertising with signage to help increase attendance! We're very excited to spread the word; come support local farmers and businesses!

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4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit

4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2014 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals for the past month. Many of them get MORE »

Where are all the butterflies? popular

Today I saw my first eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly of the year in my pollinator garden in Pittsboro, and it’s mid-July! Last week I saw my first black swallowtail. Earlier in the spring I MORE » – from   Growing Small Farms

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Extension@YourService: Baby Animals

Many concerned citizens call our Extension office around this time of year because they have found an abandoned baby animal in the wild. They want to know if they can keep it and MORE »

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Fecal Egg Counts For Animals

Fecal egg counts may be performed on any species, but they are especially important for goats and sheep.  Parasite resistance to dewormers has become a huge problem in goats and sheep.  You can MORE »

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Sandhills Strawberry Preplant MeetingTue Aug 5, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
707 Pinehurst Ave, Carthage, NC 28327, USA
— 2 weeks away
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