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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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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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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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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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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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Yucca, cactus and other drought tolerant plants

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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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 »

North Carolina Pest News – July 3, 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 »

Landscape Professional Field Day and NCNLA Tour popular

The 20114 Landscape Professionals Field Day and NCNLA Tour will be held on Friday, August 15th at the JC Raulston Arboretum and Horticultural Field Laboratory at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606.  Registrations MORE »

Turfgrass Field Day

The 2014 Turfgrass Field Day is scheduled for August 13th at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab at 3920 Dr. Bill Gilbert Way, Raleigh, NC 27603.  Registration is at 8:00 AM and the MORE »

Blackland Farm Managers Tour

The Blackland Farm Managers Tour will be held on August 6th at the Tidewater Research Station at 207 Research Station Road, Plymounth, NC.  Registration starts at 8:00 AM and the tour begins at MORE »

NC Tobacco Tour

The 2014 NC Tobacco Tour will be held on July 14th and 15th.  The tour will include visits to private farms and the upper Coastal Plain Research Station at 2811 Nobles Mill Pond MORE »

FREE Financial Education Series!

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. MORE »

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Jo Co Quilters LabMon Jul 28, 2014
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Where:
Lab
— 4 days away
Love Your Money - CANCELLEDTue Jul 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
Johnston County Extension Services, North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 5 days away
Fall Gardening AZWed Aug 6, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Clayton Community Center, Amelia Church Road, Clayton, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Strawberry Pre-plant MeetingThu Aug 7, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
209 N Graham Hopedale Rd, Burlington, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
JoCo QuiltersMon Aug 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 3 weeks away
Home Buyer WorkshopTue Aug 19, 2014
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
2736 North Carolina 210, Smithfield, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Strawberry Pre-plant MeetingTue Aug 19, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
Strawberry Pre-plant MeetingThu Aug 21, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
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