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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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Control Annual
Bluegrass Now

Annual Bluegrass picture from TurfFiles[/caption] It’s that time of year when many winter weed seeds begin to germinate.  One of those pesky weeds is annual bluegrass.  Learn how to control this weed in your landscape by reading the Yard Villain section in the September 2012 issue of The Gardener’s Dirt newsletter.

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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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How to Prevent Heat
Illness When Working Outdoors

OSHA has started a new campaign to help outdoor workers recognize the dangers of heat illness.  They are stressing; Water, Rest, and Shade are the keys to staying cool in this heat.  The site also contains educational resources employers can use to train employees, an explanation of the Heat Index, and how to plan workers schedules around the heat in a safe manor.  More information can be found on their website at http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/heatillness/index.html.

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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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2014 Fall Showcase Information popular

I am pleased to announce this year’s Fall Showcase Information is available.  Attached you will find item numbers to enter in Crafts, Photography, Entomology, Sewing, Handwork, Food Preservation, Food Preparation and Art. The MORE »

Box Blight Confirmed in Wake County popular

Box blight has been confirmed in boxwood plants originating in a nursery in the North Carolina mountains and offered for sale at the North Carolina State Farmers Market in Raleigh. The disease also MORE »

North Carolina Pest News – August 8, 2014 popular

In This Week’s Issue . . . FIELD AND FORAGE CROPS * Soybean Aphid in North Carolina? * Aphids in (Mostly Organic) Tobacco * Tobacco Insect Scouting Report – August 4, 2014 * MORE »

North Carolina Pest News – July 25, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Dept. of Entomology * Box 7613 * Raleigh, NC 27695 NORTH  CAROLINA  PEST  NEWS Volume 29, Number MORE »

July/August Livestock News

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

Changes to Farm Sales Tax Exemptions

Effective July 1, 2014 the NC General Statute that provides an exemption from sales and use tax for certain tangible property, digital property and services purchased by a qualifying farmer for farming purposes MORE »

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ServSafeTue Sep 2, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 11 hours ago
Fresh Produce Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Series - Part 1Wed Sep 3, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
801 S Walker St, Burgaw, NC 28425, USA
— 8 hours away
ServSafeWed Sep 3, 2014 Today
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 13 hours away
ServSafeThu Sep 4, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 days away
State 4-H Council ConferenceSat Sep 6 - Sun Sep 7, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Raleigh
— 3 days away
JoCo QuiltersMon Sep 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 5 days away
ECA County CouncilMon Sep 8, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Lab
— 6 days away
ServSafeTue Sep 9, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 7 days away
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