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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Community Survey

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Operational Update

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Extension FAQs

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2019 Home Canning Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension is holding a series of home canning classes from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the N.C. …

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Currituck Crop News-February 2019

Soybean Production Meeting – Feb. 6 The Soybean Production Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 8 to 10 …

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    1/18/24
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    FDA Food Processing Facility Registration

    Fact sheet covering the Food & Drug Association’s (FDA) requirements for food facilities to register …

    10/24/23

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    10/23/23

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