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USDA Designates 15 North Carolina Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / February 7, 2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 15 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Michael or Hurricane Florence may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. These natural disaster area designations allow FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters. Emergency loans can be used to meet various recovery needs including th

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Youth: Are You Interested in a Career in Environmental and Natural Resources

Published by April Bowman / February 1, 2019

NC State University's College of Natural Resources is hosting an Environmental Career Day on March 23, 2019.


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Discover Your Way: 4-H Summer Camp 2019

Published by April Bowman / December 3, 2018

Want your 8-14 year old to experience the best week of their life? Send them to 4-H Camp at one of our three 4-H camping centers. Overnight camps run from June 9 until August 9 and are Sunday through Friday.

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Farmland Protection Plan Adopted

Published by Jerry Dorsett / November 1, 2016

Farmers, foresters and local leaders with the input of citizens worked over the past year to develop a strategy for protecting and enhancing farms and forest in Forsyth County.


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