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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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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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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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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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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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Exotic Pest of Concern

The emerald ash borer was first discovered in the US in southeastern Michigan near Detroit.  It was the summer of 2002 that this exotic beetle was found.  It is thought to have arrived MORE »

Okra, Love it? Or Love to Hate it?

Okra is either one of those vegetables that you love or you simply love to hate. Known for its scrubby texture when overcooked, okra is actually crunchy, crisp, and absolutely delicious when handled MORE »

What is Summer Without Watermelon!!

Watermelon has long been taken for granted as a sweet, tasty summertime fruit, made of sugar and water, and nothing more. According to the Watermelon Board, over the past several years nutritionists, medical 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

Azalea Caterpillars popular

Check your azaleas now to see if you find bare stems that have recently been stripped of leaves.  Look closely and you may find small azalea caterpillars with insatiable appetites.  They can be MORE »

Powdery Mildew

The disease called powdery mildew is common on many ornamental trees and shrubs including dogwoods.  Warm, dry days and cool, damp nights with high humidity favor disease development.  This fungus grows on fresh MORE »

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 OpenSat Jul 30, 2016 Today
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lenoir County Farmer's Market, 100 North Herritage Street, Kinston, NC 28501, United States
— 3 hours away
Farmer's Market OpenTue Aug 2, 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 OpenSat Aug 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 OpenTue Aug 9, 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
Webinar - Assessing Sustainability for Agricultural and Urban ForestsThu Aug 11, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Where:
forestrywebinars.net
— 2 weeks away
Farmer's Market OpenSat Aug 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 OpenTue Aug 16, 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 Aug 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
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