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We Are Hiring

We are hiring! This two-county position will be responsible for Field Crops in Scotland and Hoke Counties. Head to …

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Howling With CALS

NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Science is hosting a 4 day summer camp for RISING 9th GRADERS, …

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Pecans - A Southern Tradition

One of the most common and valuable trees you see around farmsteads and homes is the pecan tree. Pecan …

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Fall Gardening Class

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Relief Funds for Farmers

​ Carolina Farm Stewardship Association posted an article about COVID-19 Relief Funds Available to Farmers Starting April 3. Click …

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