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Cover photo for 2023 Wilson County Meetings

2023 Wilson County Meetings

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the Wilson County Agricultural Center! We have sent out our 2023 Meetings …

Cover photo for 2023 East Coast Extravaganza

2023 East Coast Extravaganza

Swine, Goat, Lamb, Heifer, and Steer Show March 4-5, 2023 Entry Form Extravaganza Schedule Extravaganza Rules New Location: Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County …

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Judging in January

2023 NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January Date: January 28, 2023 Location: E Carroll Joyner Beef Education Unit, Raleigh, NC Age …

NC AgVentures Grant Opportunity

Grant Opportunity For Family Farms NC AgVentures is an Extension program that provides grants to NC independent farmers for new and …

Cover photo for Wilson Regional Pork Conference

Wilson Regional Pork Conference

Wilson Regional Pork Conference November 22, 2022 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dinner Provided by Parkers BBQ Approved for 3 hours of continuing …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

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