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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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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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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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New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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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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Butterflies in Your Backyard

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 on-line, both as a pdf and, for easy MORE » – from   Gardening

Bring Home the Bok Choy

It’s spring and a great time to bring home something different, like bok choy! Bok choy is related to cabbage and a versatile vegetable with crisp, sweet leafy greens and white juicy, mineral-rich MORE »

2016 4H Summer Programming popular

Our summer programming is up for this summer.  Be sure to check out all our events.  Remember, spots fill up fast so be sure to get signed up.  For any questions and if MORE »

Fire Blight

Apple and pear trees are showing signs of the bacterial disease called fire blight.  It can be very destructive, causing extensive dieback and even death if reinfection occurs over several years.  Fire blight MORE »

How’s Your Lawn?

Many county residents are expressing concern about the appearance of their centipede lawns.  A number of factors are contributing to the current condition of these lawns.  Accurate records of previous treatment may be MORE »

Geraniums

Geraniums have long been favorite garden flowers adding bright color and beauty to sunny spaces.  Gardeners appreciate their long lasting flowers, overall toughness and versatility. Geraniums belong to the genus Pelargonium which means MORE »

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Farmer's Market OpenSat May 28, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 3 days away
Farmer's Market OpenTue May 31, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 6 days away
Farmer's Market OpenSat Jun 4, 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 OpenTue Jun 7, 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 Jun 11, 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 Jun 14, 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 Jun 18, 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 Jun 21, 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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