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Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

Extension is Planning
for Another Century of Success.

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model and chart a course through choppy economic waters. NCCES has seen recurring budget cuts of $20 million since 2000, resulting in the loss of roughly 90 positions over the past four years.

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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Learning new skills

4-H Summer Fun
Preview

4-H Summer Fun Offers a variety of opportunities for youth that are educational, fun, and affordable. Take a look at what we’ve been working on for this summer. Registrations begins in May.  2014SummerFunFlierPreview

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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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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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Kudzu Bugs: Information for Homeowners

Kudzu bugs and brown marmorated stink bugs are going to be on the move with these ware temperatures.  The stink bugs have a broad host range and are often found on Paulownia (“empress tree”), Ailanthus MORE »

Yard Sales are popping up!

The season has arrived when people tend to clean out our closets and attics and sell off their treasures to those interested in buying. The ‘secondary market’ (yard sales, thrift stores, consignment sales MORE »

Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment

The agricultural industry is one of the largest employers in North Carolina.  In order for our farmers to do their job, they must move their equipment from field to field on public roads, MORE »

Learning new skills

4-H Summer Fun Preview popular

4-H Summer Fun Offers a variety of opportunities for youth that are educational, fun, and affordable. Take a look at what we’ve been working on for this summer. Registrations begins in May.  MORE »

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4-H County Council Update

On February 7, 2014, 4 girls and 2 boys from Johnston County went to Duplin County for Southeast District 4-H Lock In. We did a Brain Gym Workshop where we learned how to MORE »

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WHAT’S THAT YAM THING?

Entries for the annual “What’s That Yam Thing?” Contest, which can be made to look like a person, thing or animal, will be received on Friday May 2nd from 3:00PM until 6:00PM at MORE »

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4-H’ers Bring Home District Honors

On March 29th at James Sprunt Community College, 18 Johnston County 4-H’ers competed at District Presentations in 11 different categories. There were 247 presenters from 18 counties, including 18 Cloverbuds.  Youth participating at MORE »

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SED Teen RetreatFri Apr 25 - Sat Apr 26, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Robeson County Cooperative Extension
— Tomorrow
Jo Co Quilters LabMon Apr 28, 2014
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Field Trip to Scrap Exchange in Durham
— 5 days away
Love Your MoneyThu May 1, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Yam Thing Contest Entries TakenFri May 2, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Corner of Johnston & 2nd Streets, Behind the Courthouse in Smithfield
— 1 week away
Yam Thing Contest EntriesSat May 3, 2014
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Where:
Corner of Johnston & 2nd Streets, Behind Courthouse in Smithfield
— 1 week away
County Photography Entries DUETue May 6 - Tue May 6, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
4-H Office
— 2 weeks away
Chill Your BillTue May 6, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Love Your MoneyThu May 8, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
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