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The Guilford County Center Local Foods contact is Anna-Beth Williams.

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Canning with Cooperative Extension

Canning is a safe, economical way to preserve quality food at home. Canning interrupts the normal spoiling and decaying …

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Small Scale Egg Producers' Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Cost: $10 per person N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County …

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Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanding

Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanding to include all of Davidson, Orange, and Vance Counties RALEIGH – The …

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