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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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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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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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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2014 Bee School

Click on the link for information about the upcoming Bee School. beeschool2014

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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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Bring Back the Potatoes!

Many of you have turned against the ever-popular potato, since joining the low-carb bandwagon, but spuds really can be part of your healthful diet plan, especially when eaten with the skin on. They’re MORE »

What is ENERGY STAR?

The ENERGY STAR program was established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The ENERGY STAR label indicates a product that meets high standards of energy efficiency, as set forth by the MORE »

Healthier Mex!

If you poll five friends about their favorite “go to” restaurant four of them will say some type of Mexican restaurant! The food just always hits the spot! Unless you make real smart MORE »

Strawberry

Troubleshooting Strawberry Problems popular

Check out this wonderful tool for diagnosing problems with strawberry plants.  Check off symptoms that you have seen and narrow the list of potential causes.  A great tool for troubleshooting in the MORE » – from   Gardening

Controlling Allergens In The Home

If you or your children have allergies or asthma, you already know that many things can bring on, or “trigger,” an asthma flare or episode. Some things that trigger asthma attacks are called MORE »

bee

Support Native Pollinators popular

Identify Native Bees Attract them to you backyard Learn to build a bee house For more information see the Native Bees publication by Joel MORE » – from   Gardening

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Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
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