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Lenoir County
Voluntary Agricultural Districts

The purpose of the Agricultural District Program is to encourage the preservation and protection of farmland from non-farm development.  This is in recognition of the importance of agriculture to the economic and social well being of North Carolina. Find out how your property can be part of a Voluntary Agricultural District!

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Lenoir County
Voluntary Agricultural Districts

The purpose of the Agricultural District Program is to encourage the preservation and protection of farmland from non-farm development.  This is in recognition of the importance of agriculture to the economic and social well being of North Carolina. Find out how your property can be part of a Voluntary Agricultural District!

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New SHIIP Volunteer

Barbara Pope (left), regional SHIIP representative and trainer, presents new Lenoir County SHIIP volunteer Pamela Eubanks with a Certificate of Completion at a recent meeting of Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program at the Cooperative Extension office.

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Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

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Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

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Tobacco Transplants
For Sale

We have developed a place where you can list your extra tobacco transplants for sale as well as find tobacco transplants if you need them. If you have plants you would like to sell, Click Here If you need plants, Click Here

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Announcing 2015 4-H Summer Programming

Please click on the following link for the 2015 4-H Summer Programming.  For questions and to sign up please call 252-527-2191.  Let’s sail into some summer fun!!! 2015 4-H MORE »

What’s in Season? Soft Shell Crab

Often we think about vegetables and fruits as having unique seasons, but meat and seafood are just as influenced by the change in weather. A great example is the Soft-shell crab. From Mid-April MORE »

Secrets of Long-lasting Furniture

Secrets of Long-lasting Furniture Investing in quality furniture makes it even more important to enjoy its beauty for many years. The life of upholstered furniture can be increased by following a few simple MORE »

What’s In Season? Asparagus!

During the spring when vibrant produce abounds, these days you will hardly find a more popular veggie to adorn your menu. The beauty in the elegant asparagus spears lies in their versatility. Whether MORE »

Ridding a Home of Termites

Ridding a home of termites requires special skills. A knowledge of building construction is needed to identify the critical areas where termites are likely to enter. Many of these potential points of entry MORE »

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Plant Problem Diagnosis for Woody Ornamentals in Winter popular

The recordings for the March 24, 2015 – Plants, Pests and Pathogens webinar have been posted:  Recording, Audio-MP3, MP4  This two hour, interactive webinar focused on Plant Problem Diagnosis for Woody Ornamentals in Winter.  The program is MORE » – from   Gardening

42,000,000+ Households Gardening

According to a study conducted by the National Gardening Association in 2014 more than 42 million households will grow a vegetable garden and 90% of them will MORE » – from   Gardening

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Pollinator Garden App

Identify plants you can add to your garden to attract and support pollinators. Below is a description quoted directly from the Pollinator Partnership website about their free, regionally specific App BeeSmart “With the Bee Smart™ MORE » – from   Gardening

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Storm Damage to Trees

Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees.  Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess the damage and prune or remove trees. See NC Cooperative Extension publication How to Hire MORE » – from   Gardening

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Parenting Matter ProgramTue Apr 21, 2015 Today
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 16 hours away
Pine Straw Harvesting in Longleaf Pine Forests: Best Management Guidelines to Sustain Wildlife ResourcesThu Apr 23, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 2 days away
Parenting Matter ProgramTue Apr 28, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 1 week away
[ProNR] Emergency Planning Webinar Thu Apr 30, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
www.forestrywebinars.net
— 1 week away
Pesticide Recertification Training V Tue Sep 29, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Extension Office
— 5 months away
Pesticide Recertification Training XTue Sep 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Extension Office
— 5 months away
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