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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 Brandon Parker at (919) 989-5380 or by email at bkparker@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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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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Tips for Using Water
Wisely

If you’re interested in saving a few dollars on your monthly water bill and conserving one of our most precious natural resources, try implementing some of the tips below. The seven categories used to organize these pointers are identified in the NC Cooperative Extension Service’s publication Water-Wise Works! This brochure, which is available online*, is a helpful guide to creating a landscape that uses water efficiently. To read the entire article 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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Calcium Deficiency in Wilson County. Photo courtesy of Norman Harrell

Calcium Deficiency popular

Over the past week or so we’ve received a number of phone calls, emails, and text messages asking about irregular/abnormal leaf growth and bud development.  It’s safe to say that nearly all of MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

Stand Up, Speak Out and Do Something!

Johnston County 4-H Member Attends 2015 Citizenship North Carolina Focus Johnston County 4-H’er, Nicole Worth of Selma attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held in Raleigh, North Carolina June 15-17. The MORE »

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Homeless Children Need Your Help

Did you know that children make up 22% of North Carolina’s homeless population? Hi, my name is Nicole Worth, and as part of this year’s Citizenship NC Focus, I need your help! We MORE »

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NCACC Youth Summit, Youth Voice Application

Would you like to learn more about local government?  Then consider applying for the NCACC Youth Summit held in conjunction with local and County Commissioners from all over the state. Youth Summit applications MORE »

May 2015 Livestock News

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

‘Love Your Money’ Financial Workshop Offered

LYM SP15 Flier This five-part workshop will help you learn to budget, pay down debt, understand credit and plan for the future. The series begins on Wednesday, May 6th, and meets weekly, concluding on MORE »

4-H Paper Clover Program @ Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply Co. is again holding their Paper Clover Campaign. April 22 – May 3, all TSC’s will be selling paper clovers for $1.00 to support 4-H programing.  60% of this dollar stays MORE »

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EVENTS View All
NCACC/4-H Youth SummitFri Aug 21 - Sat Aug 22, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Greenville, NC
— 3 weeks away
County CouncilThu Aug 27 - Thu Aug 27, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
Project Learning Tree K-8 WorkshopSat Aug 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Agape Center for EE, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
— 4 weeks away
Smithfield Lowes Plant ClinicSat Aug 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lowe's Home Improvement, 1230 North Brightleaf Boulevard, Smithfield, NC 27577, United States
— 4 weeks away
Lowes 40/42 Plant ClinicSat Sep 5, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lowe's Home Improvement, 101 Cleveland Crossing Drive, Garner, NC 27529, United States
— 1 month away
JCEMG Volunteer BoothSat Sep 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
30th Annual Clayton Harvest & Music Festival
— 2 months away
NC Safe Plates - Johnston CountyTue Sep 22, 2015 @ 9:00 AM -
Thu Sep 24, 2015 @ 4:00 PM— 2 months away
State Shooting Sports TournamentSat Sep 26 - Sat Sep 26, 2015 - ALL DAY— 2 months away
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