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Cover photo for 2022 Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop

2022 Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension – Avery County Center, Annual Landscape Contractors Workshop Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Registration Fee – …

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Closed These Days in December

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Mitchell County staff will be participating in staff development on Thursday, December 9 (all day) and …

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Buy a Local Fraser Fir

Christmas Tree selection is approaching quickly and, hopefully, you will purchase a quality locally grown North Carolina Fraser Fir. …

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Office Currently Closed

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Biological Control in Christmas Trees

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