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NC Cooperative Extension Service

2014 Bee School

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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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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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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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Preventing & Ridding Your Home of Mildew

Mildew can be found on many different surfaces. It is a thin, black, or sometimes white, growth produced by mold. Molds are simple plants belonging to the group known as fungi. Though molds MORE »

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2015 Native Plant Conference

Scholarships are available for student/ beginning professional/ K-12 educators to attend the 2015 Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, July 15-18, held on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Individuals who MORE » – from   Gardening

Carrots Not Just For Rabbits, Fresh Recipes

Growing up we were always told “Eat your carrots, they are good for you”!! But how did the carrot get such a great reputation? Carrots can be found in supermarket year-round. They are MORE »

Restore Vintage Fabrics to Life!

Vintage fabrics made of cotton, linen, or a blend of the two, have a warmth and durability that’s hard to come by with new linens. Antique towels, sheets, tablecloths, and napkins are easy MORE »

Pass the Eggnog Please

Pass the Eggnog Please Eggnog, the Holiday tradition that for most people, you either love it or hate it. Either way it holds a special place during the season.   Maybe if you have MORE »

Improve Air Quality Naturally with Plants

Plants add natural beauty to interiors. There are plants to enhance almost any decor. In addition to their beauty, houseplants are also a valuable weapon against indoor air pollution. They can absorb harmful MORE »

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 »

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MEDICARE UPDATE SESSION - LMHWed Jan 28, 2015 Today
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
Lenoir Memorial Hospital
— 8 minutes ago
Timber Tax Update for the 2014 Tax Year WebinarThu Feb 5, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
http://www.forestrywebinars.net/
— 1 week away
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