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Programs Offered in
Johnston County

The Johnston County office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension offers a diverse selection of programs to assist the citizens of Johnston County. This video describes many of the events and classes offered by agents, and includes testimonials from program participants. To view the video, please click here.

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Programs Offered in
Johnston County

The Johnston County office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension offers a diverse selection of programs to assist the citizens of Johnston County. This video describes many of the events and classes offered by agents, and includes testimonials from program participants. To view the video, please click here.

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Johnston County
Beekeepers

If you keep bees and would like to be added to our list of local beekeepers , please contact Amie Newsome at (919) 989-5380 or by email at amie_newsome@ncsu.edu.  If you have honeybees in your home or yard and would like for a local beekeeper to come remove them, click on the Johnston County Beekeeper List to find a beekeeper in your area.

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The Gardener's
Dirt

Picture by: Lucy Bradley[/caption] When planting a vegetable garden, have you ever wondered how to get more use out of the little space you have?  The Featured Article in this month's issue of The Gardener's Dirt is about companion planting in the vegetable garden.  Compnion planting allows the gardener to plant crops together to make the most out of the space available.  One of the keys to doing this is to know which plants will work well together.  Read more about companion planting in the March 2013 issue of The Gardener's Dirt.

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Programs Offered in
Johnston County

The Johnston County office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension offers a diverse selection of programs to assist the citizens of Johnston County. This video describes many of the events and classes offered by agents, and includes testimonials from program participants. To view the video, please click here.

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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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March 2015 Livestock News popular

News, articles and information related to livestock production. Download the Newsletter at the following following link. Mar 15 MORE »

Your Money, Your Goals for Service Providers

On Thursday, March 12, Jayne McBurney will lead a Train-the Provider workshop on a toolkit published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  The toolkit is designed for frontline service providers to use to help clients MORE »

2014 Upper Coastal Plain Station

Greenhouse Nutrition

There has been a lot of discussion about the do’s and don’ts of greenhouse fertility management. As we approach the greenhouse season, take a look at these publications from the Soil Science Department MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Students in a soils class looking at a soil sample.

Extension Gardener Classes

The Johnston County Office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension is pleased to offer a series of classes on gardening to the general public.  Classes will cover everything from plant biology to plant propagation.  MORE »

4-H Curriculum Library

4-H has a Curriculum Library for leaders to use. As with any Library, you check out the book/s and bring them back within a few weeks. The links should take you to Google Drive MORE »

Cattle 101 offered in Johnston County

Johnston County Cooperative Extension is offering a four-session short course called Cattle 101. Course dates are March 10, March 24, April 14 and April 28, 6:30 to 8:30 each evening. All sessions will MORE »

January 2015 Livestock News

News, articles and information related to livestock production. Download the Newsletter at the following following link. Jan 15 MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Extension Gardener: Insect in the GardenThu Mar 5, 2015 Today
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 10 hours away
Cattlemen's Annual MeetingThu Mar 5, 2015 Today
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Johnston County Agriculture Center, 2736 NC 210 Hwy, Smithfield
— 11 hours away
[ProNR] Registered Forester Exam Prep SessionWed Mar 11, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC
— 6 days away
[ProNR] Forest Measurement and Valutation WorkshopWed Mar 11, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Thu Mar 12, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NCSU Jordan Hall Addition Room 3214, Raleigh, NC
— 6 days away
Your Money, Your GoalsThu Mar 12 - Thu Mar 12, 2015 - ALL DAY— 7 days away
Extension Gardener: Pest ManagementThu Mar 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 1 week 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
Extension Gardener: Plant Identification TipsThu Mar 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 2 weeks away
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