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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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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

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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Tobacco Transplants
For Sale

We have developed a place where you can list your extra tobacco transplants for sale as well as find tobacco transplants if you need them. If you have plants you would like to sell, Click Here If you need plants, Click Here

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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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Broccoli is Best!

This week I had one of the tastiest heads of fresh broccoli, they are in season and you should go get you one too. Among vegetables, broccoli is one of the best choices; MORE »

Energy Savers for Renters: Part 1

As a renter, you usually have fewer options for long-term energy savings than consumers who own their homes. Typically, renters occupy a unit for a limited period of time and have little input MORE »

Rethink The Radish

Radishes, most of us either love ‘em or hate ‘em! If you are convinced that you do not fall in the Love ‘Em Team then maybe you should “rethink the radish”. Known for MORE »

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Dig it! The Secrets of Soil! popular

Dig It! The Secrets of Soil May 16–August 16, 2015 There are more living creatures in a shovelful of rich soil than there are people on the planet. Yet, more is known about MORE » – from   Gardening

Light Bulbs 101

How can you light your home using the same amount of light for less money? By replacing your home’s five most frequently used light fixtures or bulbs with models that have earned the MORE »

Add Springtime Crunch With Cucumbers

Cucumbers are slowly showing up in Farmers Market and nothing says spring is on the way like the crunch of a fresh cucumbers. Most of us Southerners enjoy a plain cucumber in about MORE »

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Pesticide Recertification Training V Tue Sep 29, 2015
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Extension Office
— 4 months away
Pesticide Recertification Training XTue Sep 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Extension Office
— 4 months away
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