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2021 Wilkes County Agricultural Fair

UPDATE (7/22/2021)-there will be no lawnmower races this year. Sorry for the miscommunication. The Wilkes County Agricultural Fair will begin …

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Spring Into Cleaning

Tips from ACI (American Cleaning Institute) Spring is a time to refresh and renew. Prior to our current modern conveniences …

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Preparing to Preserve

With the onset of Spring it means canning season is just around the corner. Summer gardens, fresh tomatoes and …

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Pollinator Grow Box

Spring is in the air and so are our very favorite pollinators! The Grow Box is a “subscription box” program that …

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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

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This publication describes the physical, emotional and mental changes that preschoolers experience. It provides information …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

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