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Wintering Livestock

Managing livestock is already challenging in good weather conditions, but when it comes to managing livestock in cold weather, …

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#JonesEmpowers

We’re kicking off 2022 by introducing our new hashtag #JonesEmpowers Whether you’re sharing or attending a Jones County Extension class, …

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Coastal Plains Livestock Show (2022)

GRAB YOUR CRITTERS! It’s time for the Coastal Plains Livestock Show and Sale! WHEN: April 18 & 19, 2022 PARTICIPATING COUNTIES: Craven, …

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Pig Project (2022)

WHEN: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 | 6:30 p.m. Project will run mid-January until the Coastal Plains Livestock Show and Sale …

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Coastal Plains Chicken Project (2022)

Registration for the 2022 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Has Ended! PLEASE NOTE: Registrations and payments were due by January 13, 2022. What is …

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Chopped: Holiday Edition (4-H)

Our Chopped: Holiday Edition (2021) workshop was a success! Healthy living starts in adolescence and kitchen skills are a must. …

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Beef: Beyond the Basics

Beef: Beyond The Basics is a follow-up series to Beef: Back To Basics that goes more in-depth about how …

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Crop Sense: The Podcast!

Crop Sense is a podcast presented by N.C. Cooperative Extension and hosted by Jones County Extension Director, Jacob Morgan, …

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Managing Feral Swine Zoom

Feral hogs can be found in almost every county in the Southeastern region of North Carolina. Feral swine can …

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