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Permaculture Practices and Design

Learn About Permaculture Practices and Design

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yadkin County Center in learning about Permaculture practices and design. Join N.C. Cooperative Extension, Yadkin County Center, Horticulture …

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Transfer Student Resources

Career PACCS (Career Pathways for Community College Students in Agriculture) is one of several opportunities for students to participate in …

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2023-2024 NC AgVentures Grant

Grant Opportunity for Family Farms! NC AgVentures is an NC State Extension program the provides grants to NC farmers and …

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