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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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Pink Mulley grass in bloom

What's that pink
Grass?

Have you ever wondered what that tidy little grass plant is that reaches about 3 feet in height and is topped with the beautiful pink to purple plumbs?  It's Muhly grass and it's our featured plant for the month of October in The Gardener's Dirt newsletter.  Come read more about this fancy grass and see what else is in the newsletter this month including information about gourds, persimmon, and Tea Scale along with upcoming events and garden tasks.  Here is the link to view the October 2012 issue of The Gardener's Dirt.  http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/goctober2012/

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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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Happy Holidays Workshop 2014

Do need a few hours to shop or cook without your children the day before Thanksgiving? Or do you love crafts and have a few hours you are willing to help. Consider the MORE »

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Annual Backpack Buddy Food Drive popular

As part of a Countywide 4-H Community Service Initiative, Johnston county 4-H, FFA Chapters in Johnston County and the Johnston County Farm City Week Committee are collecting items to support Backpack Buddies.  This MORE »

2014 Fall Fruit and Nut Tree Sale popular

The Johnston County Cooperative Extension Service is once again offering plants in their annual Fall Fruit and Nut Tree Sale.  All selections of fruit and nut trees, vines, and shrubs offered in the MORE »

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!

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

Love your Money shared at NEAFCS PowerPoints:GettingoutofDebtLove Got Credit? Love ConsumerSpendingLove TwilightZoneLove Budgetwi$eLove Handouts: ABCsBudget WakeUpCall CreditScore Evaluations: Getting Out of Debt prepostestEval BudgetEval LoveYourMoneyEvalTemplate CreditEval DebtEval Budgetwi$e shared at NCEAPAAT: Power Point Budgetwi$e 1 hr MORE »

Forestry Landowner Meeting-October 22, 2014

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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EVENTS View All
Jo Co Quilters Lab CANCELLED for OctoberMon Oct 27, 2014
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 5 days away
County Council/ 4-H Leaders/Volunteers MeetingTue Oct 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
4-H Office
— 6 days away
Goat Producers Field DaySat Nov 1, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
Johnston County Livestock Arena, 520 County Home Rd, Smithfield
— 1 week away
ServSafeTue Nov 4, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM— 2 weeks away
ServSafeTue Nov 4, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
ServSafeWed Nov 5, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
ServSafeThu Nov 6, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where:
2736 NC-210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
JoCo QuiltersMon Nov 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 3 weeks away
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