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2022 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

Registration and payment due by January 13, 2022. Registration form below. What is the 2022 Coastal Plains Chicken Project? First you pre-order chicks from us. …

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Elder Cheer QR Code

Please scan the QR code below for a list of items needed and drop-off locations. The last day for …

Lee Stiles presented Sophia with a Certificate of Appreciation

EYFP - Powerful Families

Our program provides education to families to allow them to grow and strengthen as a unit and a community. …

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Coping With Drought

Quick Tips: Plants response to short-term drought: wilting, marginal leaf scorch (browning along edges), and loss of some foliage. Plants …

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Are You Ready for the Fair?

Calling all bakers, crafters, gardeners, backyard farmers, and chicken flockers. The 2021 Onslow County Fair is coming to town! …

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Backyard Flock Series

Join us on Zoom at noon on October 12, 2021, to learn about how to prepare your backyard flock …

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Selecting a Pressure Canner

What to Consider When Selecting a Pressure Canner Home canning low acid foods (foods with a pH of lower than …

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Mold Clean Up

Restoring your home after disaster can be difficult. That difficulty can be compounded if it includes cleaning up mold. …

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Silverfish and Firebrats

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