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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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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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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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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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Benefits of Butternut Squash popular

Benefits of Butternut Squash Not that we don’t love summer squash, but the health benefits of fall squash far out weighs their summer cousins. Butternut squash is one of the best examples. The MORE »

September is National Preparedness Month popular

September is National Preparedness Month The Atlantic Hurricane season began on June 1 and ends on November 30. Read ahead and plan to be prepared this year! Long before an emergency strikes, be MORE »

Don’t Forget: Lenoir County Fair To Do’s popular

To Do’s SEPTEMBER 12 Plan to enter your home canned foods in the Lenoir County Fair Food Preservation Competition this year! Follow the guidelines found at Lenoircountyfair.org. Entries will be accepted Friday and MORE »

Lenoir County Fair To Do’s popular

To Do’s Plan to enter your home canned foods in the Lenoir County Fair Food Preservation Competition this year! Follow the guidelines found at Lenoircountyfair.org. Entries will be accepted Friday and Saturday. Please MORE »

Better Butterbeans popular

Better Butterbeans Baby lima beans or “butterbeans” named thus as a result of their starchy yet buttery texture, Lima beans have a delicate flavor that complements a wide variety of dishes. Lima beans MORE »

Fresh Farm Raised Pork popular

Fresh Farm Raised Pork If you have visited your local Farmers Market lately, you will notice the availability of all natural farm raised pork and poultry. Be sure to give it a try, MORE »

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Horticulture Science Summer Institute

Please pass on to young people who might be interested as well as teachers and parents.   Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 6-11, 2014 High school-aged youth (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) are invited to apply MORE » – from   Gardening

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Parenting Matters classTue Nov 25, 2014
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