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Growing Farms

Southeastern NC farmers, backyard growers, and interested community members are invited to attend the 2016 Growing Farms Conference January 11-15 at the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension office. If you are interested in building your farm business or would just like more information on a topic of interest this conference is for you! A detailed schedule of the week is attached. Pre-registration is required and the deadline to register is January 4th. The cost of the conference is $10 per day or $40 for the whole week. Participants have the option to add lunch on Thursday or Friday for $10 extra per day. See agenda: Growing Farms Agenda To register click here: go.ncsu.edu/2016growingfarms

4-H Emblem


You are invited to help design a Logo for this year’s Brunswick County 4-H Fair.! This year will mark the 4th year of the Brunswick County 4-H Fair. We want a original design for our logo and we want you to design it! This year’s fair will include horses, chickens and goats in the animal divisions. Also art, vegetables, plants, crafts, photography, cakes, pies, cookies, clothing, and many more items. Entry Forms available on line http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/2016-fair-logo-contest-entry-form-2/ WINNERS: Three winners will be selected from each school and will win ribbons. During a special pre-fair event-”Logo Party” on April 25th at 6:30PM, winners from all the schools are invited to attend as the First place winner will be announced and win a “Underarmour” bag filled with “goodies”. In addition, the First place winner will have their design used as the official logo for the Brunswick County 4-H Fair. Second and Third place winners will receive “goodie bags” Complete details, rules and regulations are on the other side of this page

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