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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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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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Medicare Part D Open
Enrollment Dates

It is that time of year again, starting October 15, 2014, for open enrollment of Medicare Part D.  Please see the flyer below for all upcoming dates.  Call 252-527-2191 with any questions. SHIIP FLYER-2014

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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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Save Energy and Stay Warm!

Home electric bills during the cold months seem to get higher and higher each year. With that in mind, and keeping you and your family warm and toasty a priority, read on for MORE »

Not So Bad For You Christmas Cookies

Not So Bad For You Christmas Cookies It just wouldn’t be Christmas without the smell and yummy taste of homemade cookies during the holidays. Here are some not so bad for you cookie MORE »

Holiday Brunch Recipes

Holiday Brunch Recipes   Often one of my Holiday traditions each year is to host a breakfast/brunch on one of the last shopping days before Christmas. Friends can drop in on their way MORE »

Eliminating Fireplace Odors

Eliminating Fireplace Odors A fireplace creates an inviting feeling, and a smoldering fire imparts warmth and coziness to your home. Yet the resulting smell of smoke and ash makes a room feel stuffy MORE »

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All about Poinsettias popular

Everything you want to know about Poinsettias How to choose the right poinsettia for you? Decorating with poinsettias Growing poinsettias in the home/reflowering poinsettias Poinsettia history Poinsettias are not poisonous Poinsettia Open House, December MORE » – from   Gardening

Healthy Holiday Appetizers—Celebrate Seafood!

Healthy Holiday Appetizers—Celebrate Seafood! Let’s face it, when it comes to the most popular appetizer at the party it is always the boiled shrimp, but something about a big bowl of pink shrimp MORE »

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Extension Master Gardeners Headed to Costa Rica in 2015

North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGVs) are launching an International Travel Study program with a trip to Costa Rica 2/20/2015 to 3/2/2015. EMGVs and other interested individual are welcome. A payment of $2,895 (does NOT include airfare)  is due MORE » – from   Gardening

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Backyard Composting

Instead of disposing of yard trimmings and kitchen scraps, you can compost them in your own backyard. Composting is an easy, fascinating, and natural way to recycle. Compost can be made from most MORE » – from   Gardening

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Project Learning Tree K-8Mon Jan 12, 2015
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Belmont Abbey College Sacred Heart Campus, 200 Mercy Dr, Belmont, NC 28012, United States
— 3 weeks away
NCFGC MWCTue Jan 27, 2015
12:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lois G. Britt Agricultural Service Center, Kenansville, NC
— 1 month away
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