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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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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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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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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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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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Botanical Poetry for the Garden

Are you looking for aa small evergreen shrub that thrives in the shade?  How about something historical and easy to care for?  Poet’s Laurel or Alexandrian Laurel (Danea racemosa) is a rich emerald MORE »

Boxwood Problems

Boxwoods have been historically important in North Carolina landscapes since colonial times.  They have often been used in formal design work as hedges, screens, accents as well as specimen plants. Unfortunately, there are MORE »

Spinach Still Reigns as Super Food

Spinach should be at the top of your grocery list of super foods.  Spinach is a versatile ingredient that you can use in breakfast, lunch or dinner and the health benefits are numerous! MORE »

Concerned About Cold Damage

Cold damage is not easy to predict.  Plants damaged from the cold may lose early flowers, have a visible marginal leaf burn, have water-soaked tender shoots that progress to black tissue, have tips MORE »

Asparagus is Springing Up!

This past weekend I brought home a beautiful bucket full of fresh asparagus, if you could see a photo, it would so tempt your taste buds!  Asparagus has rapidly become a favorite green MORE »

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Community Gardening Handbook $10 plus shipping

Hard Copies of the NC State Community Gardening Handbook are Now Available for Order – $10 plus shipping To order your copy of the 78 page handbook send an email to  extension_publications@ncsu.edu include: Title: Collard MORE » – from   Gardening

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Farmer's Market OpenTue May 3, 2016
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— Tomorrow
Farmer's Market OpenSat May 7, 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 May 10, 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
Master Gardeners MeetingTue May 10, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC 28504, United States
— 1 week away
Group ConnectionsThu May 12, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC 28504, United States
— 1 week away
Farmer's Market OpenSat May 14, 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 May 17, 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
Neuse Regional BeekeepersThu May 19, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Lenoir County Co-Op Extension, 1791 Nc Highway 11 55, Kinston, NC 28504, United States
— 3 weeks away
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