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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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Floriculture
InfoSearch

Floriculture InfoSearch is a powerful, but focused search engine designed to bring you floriculture information from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites, NC State University, and the American Floral Endowment Floriculture Archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s). Use this search engine for all of your floriculture questions. http://floricultureinfosearch.ces.ncsu.edu/

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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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Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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new SHIIP volunteer

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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Traditional Easter Foods on the Lighter Side

Probably the first food you think of when it comes to Easter are colored eggs, then of course right behind that will be deviled eggs.  But truly there are many traditions associated with MORE »

Loving Lemons

I love using lemon all year long and not the flavoring; the real fresh squeezed juice of a lemon, but still nothing says, “Springtime is Here” like the addition of some lemon to 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 »

What’s In Season? Baby Artichokes

Artichokes are one of the most attractive vegetables.  It is actually a large thistle and is a member of the sunflower family. It resembles a large flower bud on top of a slender MORE »

Spring Is Termite Time!

Termites cause billions of dollars in damage each year. They primarily feed on wood, but also damage paper, books, insulation, and even swimming pool liners and filtration systems. Termites can injure living trees MORE »

It’s All About Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts, a very unappreciated vegetable, I recall my Grandmother cooking them and thinking there was no way I would ever be eating those little bushes. But now I have a whole new MORE »

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Master Gardener Pre-Sale at Farmer's MarketFri Apr 18, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market
— 19 hours away
Coastal Plains Jr. Livestock Show & SaleMon Apr 21, 2014
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Livestock Arena
— 4 days away
Coastal Plains Livestock Show & SaleTue Apr 22, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Livestock Arena
— 5 days away
Parenting Matters classTue Apr 22, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Extension Office
— 5 days away
Master Gardener Annual Spring Plant SaleSat Apr 26, 2014
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 1 week away
Parenting Matters classTue Apr 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Extension Office
— 2 weeks away
Parenting Matters classTue May 6, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Extension Office
— 3 weeks away
Parenting Matters classTue May 13, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Extension Office
— 4 weeks away
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