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Union County Heritage Festival

Plan now to attend the upcoming Union County Heritage Festival & Wild Turkey 5K Run & Walk, Saturday, September …

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Back to School Snacks

With kids going back to school, this brings a lot of excitement but can also be a hectic time for …

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Summer of Celebration

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Fall Family Garden Kit

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Lawn Care in the Fall

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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 …

August 2021 - Extension Events

Extension Events - August 2021

August 2 Pesticide Course – X Credit August 5 Successful Gardening Class August 6 Composting 101 Workshop 4-H Photography Workshop August 7 Union County Farmers Market …

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