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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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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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State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

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Solar Energy Property
Tax Resources

With a surge in solar power installations across North Carolina, Extension specialists have developed materials to address questions about tax implications, land appraisal and more. Solar Generation Property Taxation Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

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Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

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Is it Dirt or Soil?

What do you call the material you grow plants in?  Is it soil or dirt?  The two words are often interchanged depending on the location of the material.  There is often much discussion MORE »

School Lunchtime, Box it Up

The bell is ringing and that means it is “Back to School” time!  What better time to get your students (and yourself) on the healthy track by rethinking the lunch routine.  The small MORE »

This Season, Pick Plums

Plums are in season from May to October and with their puckery-sweet flesh and tart skin, they offer unique and magical flavor. When purchasing plums, take home smooth-skinned, wrinkle-free plums without injuries or MORE »

New Pest Found on Crape Myrtles popular

Crape myrtles are one of our most commonly planted trees in yards and along streets.  They are prized for their beauty and easy care but a new pest has officially arrived in NC.  MORE »

Tree Selection

Are you looking for a tree to add long term beauty to the landscape?  Trees often live for decades providing shade, a habitat and food for birds and animals as well as absorbing MORE »

The Very Versatile Squash

It’s squash season, and there is no more versatile vegetable this time of year, there are numerous varieties and it’s taste and texture can be adapted to many different types of recipes!! No MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Butterflies in Your Backyard popular

New and improved and even better than before. “Butterflies in Your Backyard” has been updated and  re-released with a beautiful new cover.  Available for free online  (PDF version linked), it has wonderful information on North MORE » – from   Gardening

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Farmer's Market OpenTue Aug 30, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 21 hours away
Farmer's Market OpenSat Sep 3, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 5 days away
Farmer's Market OpenTue Sep 6, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 1 week away
Farmer's Market OpenSat Sep 10, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 2 weeks away
Farmer's Market OpenTue Sep 13, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 2 weeks away
Farmer's Market OpenSat Sep 17, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 3 weeks away
Farmer's Market OpenTue Sep 20, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 3 weeks away
Farmer's Market OpenSat Sep 24, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 4 weeks away
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