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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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Our People are our greatest Asset

Happy Employee
Appreciation Day!

To the most dedicated workforce in the industry, on behalf of NC State's Extension administration team and millions of North Carolinians, we extend our sincerest gratitude, respect and admiration on Employee Appreciation Day. Extension is an organization founded on relationships, passion and trust, and it's truly amazing to see our people changing lives and promoting prosperity on a daily basis all across the state. Thank you all for you've done and continue to do! Happy Employee Appreciation Day! ~ Joe, Tom, Sheri & Mike

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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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2014 Bee School

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

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ECA Fashion
Show

Extension & Community Association will host a Spring Fashion Show, sale and luncheon on Saturday March 28 at Lenoir County Cooperative Extension office, Hwy 11/55, Kinston. Reservations required. Tickets are available from ECA members or at Cooperative Extension. Call 252-527-2191 for more information. Proceeds fund education scholarships for local youth.

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Storm Damage to Trees popular

Recent snow and ice storms have caused extensive damage to trees.  Consider hiring a certified arborist to help assess the damage and prune or remove trees. See NC Cooperative Extension publication How to Hire MORE » – from   Gardening

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NCSU’s 16th Vermiculture Conference popular

NCSU’s 16th Vermiculture Conference August 10-11, 2015, Raleigh, NC LOCATION:  NC State University at the Hunt Library (ranked Second Most Amazing College Library in the U.S.A) WEBSITE:   http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops/worm_conference Currently contains information from last year’s conference MORE » – from   Gardening

Bring Back the Potatoes! popular

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? popular

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! popular

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 »

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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 popular

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 »

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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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EVENTS View All
FACT ClassMon Mar 9, 2015
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 3 days away
Parenting Matter ProgramTue Mar 10, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 4 days away
PAT Group ConnectionsThu Mar 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM— 6 days away
Parenting Matter ProgramTue Mar 17, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 2 weeks away
National Ag DayWed Mar 18 - Wed Mar 18, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
Parenting Matter ProgramTue Mar 24, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension Office
— 3 weeks away
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