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Basic Backyard Beekeeping

Interested in beekeeping? Don’t know how to get started? If you answered yes join us on February 13th, 6 p.m. …

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Swarm Season Is Here!

You all know the old saying, “April Shower brings may flowers”, right? Well, let’s add to that, “Spring brings …

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Small Farm Agribusiness Workshop

April 27, 2023 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Bertie County Extension Center 104 Lancaster Ave, Windsor, NC Join us to attend …

Honeybees on Comb

March Honeybee Meeting

Join us on March 7th for our monthly honeybee meeting. Our guest speaker will be David from Sapony Creek …

Honey Bee Intro Class Part II

Honey Bee Intro Class Part ll

Join us on October 18th at 6 p.m. at the Hertford County Cooperative Extension office as we continue to …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Chicken & Rabbit Show

2021 Chicken & Rabbit Show

Are you interested in raising chickens and/or rabbits? If so, you should participate in our 4-H Chicken & Rabbit …

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