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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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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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Johnston County Ag
Report

The Johnston County Ag Report has recently been updated, with information regarding Fall Armyworms in sweet potatoes, Johnston County corn trial results, and upcoming fall pesticide meeting dates. To see the entire article, click here.

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Protect your Backyard Chickens popular

Avian Infuenza is a virus transmitted by migrating birds, here is some background information and tips for protecting your flock during the fall migration (September and October). History Dec 2014 – First case in MORE » – from   Gardening

September Livestock News

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

Pesticide and Animal Waste Credit Training

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is holding a training for Pesticide and  Animal Waste Applicators. The class offers 2 hours of Animal Waste Credit and 2 hours of Pesticide Credit in N, MORE »

Forestry Landowner Meeting-October 27th

The NC Forest Service and NC Cooperative Extension would like to invite you a Forest Management Workshop that will be held on October 27, at the Johnston County Ag Center, 2736, NC 210 MORE »

Treating Fall Armyworm on Sweet Potatoes

Since I have heard of growers seeing Fall Armyworm in sweet potatoes recently and asking questions about spraying, I have attached all registered products for sweet potatoes on Armyworm. Product OZ Per Acre             MORE »

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Tree Talk: Meet the Ginkgo Tree popular

The Ginkgo tree is an ancient species that has much to offer in your landscape —especially their brilliant, but short lived fall color.  But you have to be a little… sexist… when you MORE » – from   Gardening

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Lowes 40/42 Plant ClinicSat Sep 5, 2015 Today
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where:
Lowe's Home Improvement, 101 Cleveland Crossing Drive, Garner, NC 27529, United States
— 4 hours away
Love Your MoneyTue Sep 8, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM— 3 days away
Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change WebinarThu Sep 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 5 days away
Love Your MoneyTue Sep 15, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM— 1 week away
JCEMG Volunteer BoothSat Sep 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
30th Annual Clayton Harvest & Music Festival
— 2 weeks away
NC Safe Plates - Johnston CountyTue Sep 22, 2015 @ 9:00 AM -
Thu Sep 24, 2015 @ 4:00 PM— 2 weeks away
Love Your MoneyTue Sep 22, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM— 2 weeks away
State Shooting Sports TournamentSat Sep 26 - Sat Sep 26, 2015 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
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