Featured stories and content

FEATURED CONTENT
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Medicare Part D
Annual Open Enrollment Clinics 2016

It is that time of year again for open enrollment of Medicare Part D.  Open enrollment begins October 15th and  runs through December 7, 2016. To schedule an appointment at the Greene County Senior Center call (252) 747-5436.  To schedule an appointment at the Extension Office call (252) 747-5831.  SHIIP volunteers are located at both locations for your convenience.  Walk-in's welcome, appointments preferred.

READ THE REST »
NC Cooperative Extension Service

Medicare Part D
Annual Open Enrollment Clinics 2016

It is that time of year again for open enrollment of Medicare Part D.  Open enrollment begins October 15th and  runs through December 7, 2016. To schedule an appointment at the Greene County Senior Center call (252) 747-5436.  To schedule an appointment at the Extension Office call (252) 747-5831.  SHIIP volunteers are located at both locations for your convenience.  Walk-in's welcome, appointments preferred.

READ THE REST »
Plant Sciences Initiative Study Report

Plant Sciences
Initiative

Plant sciences initiative could spark NC economic growth, study finds A new economic study, released Jan. 12, shows that North Carolina has an opportunity to be the global hub for advanced plant sciences research and for the application of that research to expanding agricultural productivity. One page summary of the Initiative  View the Report

READ THE REST »
Daisy

Consumer Horticulture

Extension's Gardening Portal at NC State University provides access to a wealth of information, events and resources for gardeners in North Carolina.  Managed by the State Urban Horticulture Specialist and Cooperative Extension Horticulture Agents throughout the state, it is your doorway to guidance about successfully growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in your landscape.

READ THE REST »
econet_seal

State Climate Office
of North Carolina

Our partners at the State Climate Office of North Carolina provide the most accurate climate information to the citizens of our state. Their website includes recent news from their Twitter feed, featured products, quick links, and a map of data from their ECONet weather stations. You can also view data from more than 1,000 Southeastern weather stations on their full CRONOS map or follow their blog.

READ THE REST »
Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative

Food Processing and
Manufacturing Initiative

NC food processing and manufacturing initiative feasiblity study released The agricultural resources, industrial capacity and research innovation assets present in North Carolina create opportunities to catalyze development of value-added food processing and manufacturing businesses, according to a joint NC State-NCDA&CS economic feasibity study released Jan. 12. One page summary of the Initiative View the Full Report

READ THE REST »
NEWS View All

September: Fruits and Vegetables Month

Eat more! Make half your plate fruits and vegetables is the message. Fruits and vegetables offers so many nutrients and benefits that help you to maintain good health and reduce the risk of MORE »

2016 Clean Sweep

Greene County Clean Sweep

Water is essential for growth and life here on earth and keeping it clean from trash is important to everyone and everything involved!  On Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Greene County 4-H will be MORE »

Nutrition Matters

The hot, humid summer days are upon us which means we need to stay hydrated with more fluids and/or from foods that have a high percentage of water.  Our bodies need more fluids MORE »

Shelby Hubbard at Youth Summit

Greene County 4-H Youth attends NCACC

Greene County 4-H youth attends NCACC Youth Summit A 4-H’er from Greene County attended the seventh annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Winston Salem, North MORE »

Update on worm activity in soybeans and cotton

All, I’ve heard reports from farmers in Greene County and surrounding locations that this has been an incredibly difficult year to control worms in crops.  While our economic thresholds remain the same for MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

More News
EVENTS View All
National 4-H Week Begins-Clovers on the Go BeginSun Oct 2 - Sun Oct 2, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Local Greene County Businesses
— 3 days away
National Youth Science Day WorkshopMon Oct 3 - Mon Oct 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market, Snow Hill, NC
— 4 days away
Project Learning Tree Environmental Experiences for Early ChildhoodMon Oct 3, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Imagination Station Science & History Museum, 224 E. Nash St., Wilson, NC 27893, United States
— 4 days away
Save Someone's Day on T-shirt TuesdayTue Oct 4 - Tue Oct 4, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Across the County, Snow Hill, NC
— 5 days away
Greene County Clean SweepWed Oct 5 - Wed Oct 5, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Snow Hill Boat Ramp
— 6 days away
Throwback Thursday a Healthy RefectionThu Oct 6 - Thu Oct 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Across the County, Snow Hill, NC
— 7 days away
Power of Youth AssemblyFri Oct 7 - Fri Oct 7, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Elena Wood Heritage Farmers Market, Snow Hill, NC
— 1 week away
NCSU Turkey ShowFri Oct 14 - Fri Oct 14, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
NC State Fair, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
— 2 weeks away
More Events