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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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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Man mowing lawn in heat

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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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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Annual Blue Grass

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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Heritage Quilt Show, October 9, 10 and 11

The Annual Heritage Quilt show is scheduled to open on Thursday, October 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the Johnston County Agricultural Center. Members of the Johnston County Extension & Community Association, Jo Co MORE »

Learn to Love your Money! popular

Learn to Love Your Money! Led by Jayne McBurney of Johnston Cooperative Extension, this FREE five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit and plan for the future. The MORE »

ECA Members Donate Quilts

Members of the Jo Co Quilters, an Extension and Community Association club, delivered handmade items to the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.   Susan Sugg, Child MORE »

Jayne Makes Cents Curriculum Links popular

Love your Money shared at NEAFCS PowerPoints: Got Credit? Getting out of Debt  Budgetwi$e Easy Come Easy Go Twilight Zone Handouts: ABCsBudget WakeUpCall CreditScore Evaluations: Getting Out of Debt prepostestEval BudgetEval LoveYourMoneyEvalTemplate CreditEval DebtEval Budgetwi$e shared at MORE »

Forestry Landowner Meeting-October 22, 2014 popular

The NC Forest Service and NC Cooperative Extension would like to invite you a Forest Management Workshop that will be held on October 22, at the Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County Home MORE »

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2014 Fall Showcase Information

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 »

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Volunteer Conference of Southern StatesThu Oct 2 - Sun Oct 5, 2014 - ALL DAY Where:
Rock Eagle 4-H Center Eatonton, Ga
— Tomorrow
Fall Showcase Entries AcceptedMon Oct 6, 2014
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
4-H Office Auditorium
— 6 days away
Fall Showcase Entry Pick UpTue Oct 7, 2014
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
4H Office Auditorium
— 1 week away
National Youth Science DayTue Oct 7, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Auditorium
— 1 week away
National Youth Science DayTue Oct 7, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 N Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Heritage Quilt ShowThu Oct 9, 2014 @ 1:00 PM -
Sat Oct 11, 2014 @ 7:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, 2736 N Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 1 week away
JoCo QuiltersMon Oct 13, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 2 weeks away
Jo Co Quilters LabMon Oct 27, 2014
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 4 weeks away
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