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Spend a Week at Camp

Johnston County 4-H will be taking a group of youth ages 8 – 14 to the Betsy Jeff Penn …

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State 4-H Congress

July 20th – 23rd Location: NCSU & Jane S. McKimmon Center, Raleigh Teens from all over North Carolina will be coming …

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Citizenship NC Focus Applications Due

Do you like Citizenship, Government, and Public Relations? Then this opportunity may be for you. Registrations must be received by Friday, …

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2019 Johnston County Bee School

Did you know honeybees are social? Nectar from 2 million flowers equals 1 pound of honey? They can travel …

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ASPIRE - Summer ACT Prep Course

Who – All Rural High School Rising Sophomores and Juniors What – A.S.P.I.R.E. 2 HIGHER EDUCATION: ACT SUPPLEMENTAL PREPARATION IN RURAL …

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County Photography Winners Announced

Congratulations to our Johnston County 4-H Photography Contest winners. Cloverbud Junior Senior State 4-H Photography Contest entries are due by May 25, 2018, …

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What's That Yam Thing Contest

WHAT IS THAT YAM THING? Entries for the annual “What is That Yam Thing?” Contest, which can be made to …

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Citizenship NC Focus Applications Due

Do you like Citizenship, Government, and Public Relations? Then this opportunity may be for you. Registrations must be received by Friday, …

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Some Questions and Answers

This factsheet answers basic questions about Africanized honey bees. (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

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Africanized Honey Bees: Prevention and Control

This factsheet provides basic information about prevention and control of Africanized honey bees prior to …

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Africanized Honey Bees: Where Are They Now, and When Will They Arrive in North Carolina?

This factsheet outlines the history, movement, distribution, and present status of the Africanized honey bee …

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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

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Life cycle of a chigger

Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …