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2022 Blacklands Winter Meetings

This year’s Blacklands winter meetings will be delivered both virtually and in-person. Please pre-register for any meeting you plan …

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Strawberry Freezer Jam Classes

It’s strawberry season! Let’s get together and learn a simple, yet delicious, preservation method of making jam. We will …

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Savory Winter Squash Recipe

Summer has come to an end, even if the temperature doesn’t quite agree yet! With your summer gardens finishing …

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Hyde County Fall 2020 Newsletter

Please see below for the Fall 2020 Newsletter form the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Hyde County. If you would like …

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