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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Farm Transition
Workshop

Be sure to check out the farm transition workshop on November 12.  Registration is required.  Please call our office at 252-527-2191.  Watch the video below for more information or click on the flyer. Planning the Future of Your Farm video Flyer: farm transition workshop

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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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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Stay Warm, Be Safe

Stay Warm, Be Safe Cold temperatures mean that there is increased risk for home fires. However, many of these fires are preventable and homeowners can reduce their risks of becoming a fire casualty MORE »

Ladder Safety

Who doesn’t know someone who has suffered an injury involving a ladder? These injuries are common, usually resulting in a broken bone, and most are often the result of carrying items while climbing MORE »

Rooting for Rutabaga!

Rooting for Rutabaga! Thanksgiving Sides with Chef Vivian Howard So what do you do with a rutabaga?  Even saying the word somehow feels funny, but the rutabaga is not some strange being, yet MORE »

Perfect Time for Persimmon Picking!

Perfect Time for Persimmon Picking!   Fall and early winter are the perfect time for picking persimmons…but what in the heck do you do with a persimmon!!! Persimmons can be enjoyed fresh picked MORE »

Tune In To Turnips!!

Tune In To Turnips!! Turnips, like their close cousins rutabaga and kohlrabi, are tasty root vegetables that add heartiness and fabulous nutrition to your meals. Turnips have a mild flavor and potato-like texture MORE »

Brochure Costa Rica

Extension Master Gardeners Headed to Costa Rica in 2015 popular

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

AG-790  Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Choosing and Using Edible Flowers

Enjoy the Flavor, Color, and Texture That Flowers Can Bring to Food. “Choosing and Using Edible Flowers” by Cyndi Lauderdale and Lucy Bradley is available on-line for free. Full of guidance on how MORE » – from   Gardening

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Project Learning Tree PreK--12 WorkshopMon Nov 24, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
201 Carolina Dr, Snow Hill, NC 28580, USA
— Tomorrow
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
— 2 months away
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