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  • Small Farms Keep Agriculture Moving Forward
    the Year from Southeastern North Carolina including one from Pender County Past winners from Pender County include Nelson and Mary James 2008 of Dogwood Nursery Farm in Maple Hill NC Small farms play a vital role in supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of United States rural and farm economies and in protecting and enhancing its natural resource base and the environment These numerous and diverse small scale operations provide a nursery for the development of new enterprises and marketing systems and a replenishment of the farming population Throughout the week as well as the rest of 2016 there will events to mark the occasion Written By James Hartsfield Area Specialized Agent Farm Management A T State 910 592 7161 james hartsfield ncsu edu Sampson County North Carolina Posted on Feb 12 2016 Was the information on this page helpful Yes No Care to tell us why Send Explanation Do You Recommend This Article Tweet Find more stories like Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Community Home Family Local Foods on Sampson County Center or checkout all the other tags we use Topic Categories and Standalone Pages 4 H Youth Development Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Aquaculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Farm Health Safety Field Crops Food Safety Processing Local Foods Pest Management Specialty Crops Community Forest Resources Health Nutrition Home Family Lawn Garden Soil Water Air Sampson County Center 55 Agriculture Pl Clinton NC 28328 Map 910 592 7161 910 592 9513 fax Office Hours 8 5 Mon Fri Explore more content from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Tweets from our team Tweets by ncce news Visit one of our other sites Ag BioTech 4 H FFA Shelton Leadership Travel Program Advisory Leadership System Agriculture Natural Resources Community and Rural Development Blackberry Raspberry Information Blueberries Christmas Trees Community Development Community Gardens Cotton Cut Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh Produce Safety NC Pesticide Safety Education NC Steps to Health North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Organic Grains Peach Growers Information Poinsettias Poultry 4 H Youth Poultry Extension Soil Science Extension Soybeans Spotted Wing Drosophila Strawberry Growers Information Therapeutic Horticulture Tobacco Growers Information Tourism Extension Find Someone in Our Directory Search by Name County or Dept Search NC State s directory Search NC A T s directory Have a question Maybe One of our Experts can help Ask an Expert What s Popular This Month Pruning Knock Out Roses by Guilford County on 2 7 Energy Tax Credits for Home Improvements Improve Your Home AND Your Utility Bills by Home Energy Conservation Portal on 6 3 How Do I Prune Crape Myrtle by Pender County on 2 14 What Are the Advantages of Using Artificial

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  • Facts About Low-Calorie Sweeteners
    amount that has been found not to produce any adverse health effects in key animal s studies Therefore it would be very difficult for a person to consume enough of any low calorie sweetener to reach the ADI In fact current intake of each low calorie sweetener is well below the ADI Sound clinical studies conducted in humans over the past 20 years have shown that low calorie sweeteners can help with weight loss and or maintenance The Choice Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in March 2013 found that people who drink two diet beverages instead of two sugar sweetened drinks every day enjoyed a healthy change in their overall food preferences and calorie intake A 2006 review of aspartame s role in weight management demonstrated a weight loss of 0 2 kg week or 0 4 lb week when aspartame sweetened products were substituted for those sweetened with sugar Experts agree that successful weight management requires more than just calorie reduction Moderation along with eating a balanced diet and regular exercise is key to reaching an optimal weight For more information about sweeteners contact Lethia Lee EFNEP Assistant with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service at 910 592 7161 Written By Lethia Lee EFNEP Program Assistant 910 592 7161 lethia lee ncsu edu Sampson County North Carolina Posted on Feb 9 2016 Was the information on this page helpful Yes No Care to tell us why Send Explanation Do You Recommend This Article Tweet Find more stories like Health Nutrition on Sampson County Center or checkout all the other tags we use Topic Categories and Standalone Pages 4 H Youth Development Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Aquaculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Farm Health Safety Field Crops Food Safety Processing Local Foods Pest Management Specialty Crops Community Forest Resources Health Nutrition Home Family Lawn Garden Soil Water Air Sampson County Center 55 Agriculture Pl Clinton NC 28328 Map 910 592 7161 910 592 9513 fax Office Hours 8 5 Mon Fri Explore more content from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Tweets from our team Tweets by ncce news Visit one of our other sites Ag BioTech 4 H FFA Shelton Leadership Travel Program Advisory Leadership System Agriculture Natural Resources Community and Rural Development Blackberry Raspberry Information Blueberries Christmas Trees Community Development Community Gardens Cotton Cut Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh Produce Safety NC Pesticide Safety Education NC Steps to Health North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Organic Grains Peach Growers Information Poinsettias Poultry 4 H Youth Poultry Extension Soil Science Extension Soybeans Spotted Wing Drosophila Strawberry Growers Information Therapeutic Horticulture Tobacco Growers Information Tourism Extension Find

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  • Gardening
    Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh Produce Safety NC Pesticide Safety Education NC Steps to Health North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Organic Grains Peach Growers Information Poinsettias Poultry 4 H Youth Poultry Extension Soil Science Extension Soybeans Spotted Wing Drosophila Strawberry Growers Information Therapeutic Horticulture Tobacco Growers Information Tourism Extension Find Someone in Our Directory Search by Name County or Dept Search NC State s directory Search NC A T s directory Have a question Maybe One of our Experts can help Ask an Expert What s Popular This Month Pruning Knock Out Roses by Guilford County on 2 7 Energy Tax Credits for Home Improvements Improve Your Home AND Your Utility Bills by Home Energy Conservation Portal on 6 3 How Do I Prune Crape Myrtle by Pender County on 2 14 What Are the Advantages of Using Artificial Insemination AI in Your Livestock Breeding Program by Wilkes County on 12 5 Does Your Lawn or Garden Need Lime by Pender County on 1 25 The Value of Respect by Hoke County on 2 10 Advantages of Crop Rotation by Wilkes County on 12 16 New Edition of Extension Gardener Posted by Extension Gardener Portal on 12 2 Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative by NC Cooperative Extension on 1 13 Plant Sciences Initiative by NC Cooperative Extension on 1 13 When is the Best Time to Use Weed and Feed Fertilizers by Wilkes County on 3 12 Looking for an Extension Publication

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  • landscaping
    Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh Produce Safety NC Pesticide Safety Education NC Steps to Health North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Organic Grains Peach Growers Information Poinsettias Poultry 4 H Youth Poultry Extension Soil Science Extension Soybeans Spotted Wing Drosophila Strawberry Growers Information Therapeutic Horticulture Tobacco Growers Information Tourism Extension Find Someone in Our Directory Search by Name County or Dept Search NC State s directory Search NC A T s directory Have a question Maybe One of our Experts can help Ask an Expert What s Popular This Month Pruning Knock Out Roses by Guilford County on 2 7 Energy Tax Credits for Home Improvements Improve Your Home AND Your Utility Bills by Home Energy Conservation Portal on 6 3 How Do I Prune Crape Myrtle by Pender County on 2 14 What Are the Advantages of Using Artificial Insemination AI in Your Livestock Breeding Program by Wilkes County on 12 5 Does Your Lawn or Garden Need Lime by Pender County on 1 25 The Value of Respect by Hoke County on 2 10 Advantages of Crop Rotation by Wilkes County on 12 16 New Edition of Extension Gardener Posted by Extension Gardener Portal on 12 2 Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative by NC Cooperative Extension on 1 13 Plant Sciences Initiative by NC Cooperative Extension on 1 13 When is the Best Time to Use Weed and Feed Fertilizers by Wilkes County on 3 12 Looking for an Extension Publication

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  • vegetable gardening
    Cut Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh Produce Safety NC Pesticide Safety Education NC Steps to Health North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Organic Grains Peach Growers Information Poinsettias Poultry 4 H Youth Poultry Extension Soil Science Extension Soybeans Spotted Wing Drosophila Strawberry Growers Information Therapeutic Horticulture Tobacco Growers Information Tourism Extension Find Someone in Our Directory Search by Name County or Dept Search NC State s directory Search NC A T s directory Have a question Maybe One of our Experts can help Ask an Expert What s Popular This Month Pruning Knock Out Roses by Guilford County on 2 7 Energy Tax Credits for Home Improvements Improve Your Home AND Your Utility Bills by Home Energy Conservation Portal on 6 3 How Do I Prune Crape Myrtle by Pender County on 2 14 What Are the Advantages of Using Artificial Insemination AI in Your Livestock Breeding Program by Wilkes County on 12 5 Does Your Lawn or Garden Need Lime by Pender County on 1 25 The Value of Respect by Hoke County on 2 10 Advantages of Crop Rotation by Wilkes County on 12 16 New Edition of Extension Gardener Posted by Extension Gardener Portal on 12 2 Food Processing and Manufacturing Initiative by NC Cooperative Extension on 1 13 Plant Sciences Initiative by NC Cooperative Extension on 1 13 When is the Best Time to Use Weed and Feed Fertilizers by Wilkes County on 3 12 Looking for an Extension

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  • Don’t let cold deter from garden, lawn work
    Place Clinton Complete the soil sample forms and submit to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services NCDA CS or bring them back to the Extension Center The NCDA CS charges 4 per soil sample November 27 through March 31 2016 Winter weeds in lawns will be vigorous in February Common lawn weeds for Sampson County include chickweed henbit dandelions and wild garlic Applications of postemergent herbicides containing 2 4 D mecoprop and dicamba are recommended for bermudagrass zoysiagrass and tall fescue lawns Some herbicides containing these same ingredients are labeled for centipedegrass and St Augustine lawns at lower rates so use caution and always read the label before application Do not apply any fertilization to warm season grasses this month Warm season grasses are dormant and any fertilization will promote weed growth or leach from the soil before green up Pruning should be completed for grapevines fruit trees and some ornamentals Make sure to remove any dead damaged or dying branches and shape for the intended space Hopefully this has provided some strategies to stay warm and dry while keeping your lawn or garden work on schedule Please call the Sampson County Cooperative Extension Center at 910 592 7161 with your horticulture questions or to register for any upcoming events Disclaimer The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial products or services in this publication does not imply endorsement by North Carolina State University nor discrimination against similar products or services not mentioned Written By Brad Hardison Extension Agent Agriculture Horticulture 910 592 7161 Office brad hardison ncsu edu Sampson County North Carolina Posted on Feb 5 2016 Was the information on this page helpful Yes No Care to tell us why Send Explanation Do You Recommend This Article Tweet Find more stories like Lawn Garden Gardening horticulture landscaping vegetable gardening on Sampson County Center or checkout all the other tags we use Topic Categories and Standalone Pages 4 H Youth Development Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Aquaculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Farm Health Safety Field Crops Food Safety Processing Local Foods Pest Management Specialty Crops Community Forest Resources Health Nutrition Home Family Lawn Garden Soil Water Air Sampson County Center 55 Agriculture Pl Clinton NC 28328 Map 910 592 7161 910 592 9513 fax Office Hours 8 5 Mon Fri Explore more content from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Tweets from our team Tweets by ncce news Visit one of our other sites Ag BioTech 4 H FFA Shelton Leadership Travel Program Advisory Leadership System Agriculture Natural Resources Community and Rural Development Blackberry Raspberry Information Blueberries Christmas Trees Community Development Community Gardens Cotton Cut Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh

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  • Sampson County Center | Page 3
    Results With spring comes a list of outdoor resolutions and many have to do with lawn and garden projects that require some basic knowledge of fertilization All values in the fertilizer industry are based MORE Posted 5 8 15 Fly Control for Beef Cattle My position allows me to work with a variety of producers All of them have their own philosophy on how to raise cattle No matter how different these may be they all ask MORE Posted 4 30 15 Sweaters To Shorts With summer just around the corner you may be wondering what last minute steps you can take to get your body in shape While we need to strive for a strong healthy body year round MORE Posted 4 27 15 Test Soil Now to Avoid New Peak Season Testing Fee In today s economy consumers are always looking for ways to save money One of the most practical ways to save money is to have your soil tested Soil testing is a service provided MORE Posted 4 15 15 Sprouts Aren t Always Safe Are these tiny vegetables tasty treats or carriers of foodborne illness To reduce your food safety risk avoid sprouts entirely or at least follow these tips Only purchase sprouts that are refrigerated They MORE Posted 4 14 15 Scouting for Cereal Leaf Beetle in Wheat Fields Cereal leaf beetle was first detected in 1962 in the state of Michigan Since that first encounter this pest of small grains has made its way to the Eastern United States Today it MORE Posted 4 9 15 High quality Antioxidant Improves Pig Growth Meat Quality This article was authored by Novus Int News and Pig Site News concerning antioxidant use in swine diets US New research shows supplementing pig diets with a high quality antioxidant optimizes growth and MORE Posted 4 2 15 Banish The Belly Buldge Belly fat is dangerous fat to carry because it makes it harder for your body to regulate blood sugar blood fats and blood pressure Plus the deeper the fat the more danger it MORE Posted 3 30 15 Tips For Sowing Small Seeds Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first especially when dealing with small seeds One of the hardest jobs in the garden is sowing small seeds to the MORE Posted 3 25 15 Previous Page Next Page Topic Categories and Standalone Pages 4 H Youth Development Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Aquaculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Farm Health Safety Field Crops Food Safety Processing Local Foods Pest Management Specialty Crops Community Forest Resources Health Nutrition Home Family Lawn Garden Soil Water Air Sampson County Center 55 Agriculture Pl Clinton NC 28328 Map 910 592 7161 910 592 9513 fax Office Hours 8 5 Mon Fri Explore more content from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Tweets from our team Tweets by ncce news Visit one of our other sites Ag BioTech 4 H FFA Shelton Leadership Travel Program Advisory Leadership System Agriculture

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  • Fall Extension Events to Remember
    rumen microbiology Some other dates to note if you are in the cattle business which will be held at the Sampson County Livestock Facility EB Harris Cattle Sale on October 24 th Down East Angus Sale on November 6 th and Southeast Bull Expo and Sale on November 21 st These are not Extension events but we do have contact information for anyone interested As you can see Cooperative Extension is busy as ever serving our youth families and farms Please join us at one or more of these upcoming events and let us know how we can help you Please contact the Extension Center at 910 592 7161 or by visiting www sampson ces ncsu edu for more information on any of the mentioned events and more Written By Eileen Coite County Extension Director 910 592 7161 eileen coite ncsu edu Sampson County North Carolina Posted on Oct 14 2015 Was the information on this page helpful Yes No Care to tell us why Send Explanation Do You Recommend This Article Tweet Find more stories like 4 H Youth Development Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Field Crops on Sampson County Center or checkout all the other tags we use Topic Categories and Standalone Pages 4 H Youth Development Agriculture Food Animal Agriculture Aquaculture Commercial Horticulture Nursery Turf Farm Health Safety Field Crops Food Safety Processing Local Foods Pest Management Specialty Crops Community Forest Resources Health Nutrition Home Family Lawn Garden Soil Water Air Sampson County Center 55 Agriculture Pl Clinton NC 28328 Map 910 592 7161 910 592 9513 fax Office Hours 8 5 Mon Fri Explore more content from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Tweets from our team Tweets by ncce news Visit one of our other sites Ag BioTech 4 H FFA Shelton Leadership Travel Program Advisory Leadership System Agriculture Natural Resources Community and Rural Development Blackberry Raspberry Information Blueberries Christmas Trees Community Development Community Gardens Cotton Cut Flowers Entomology Insect Biology and Management Equine Husbandry Extension Forestry Extension Gardener Extension Plant Pathology Families Family Consumer Sciences Program Food Safety Gardening Growing Small Farms Healthy Homes Home Energy Conservation Horticulture Integrated Pest Management Local Food Meat Goats Military Outreach Muscadine Grapes NC AgVentures NC Choices NC Cooperative Extension Centennial NC Disaster Information Center NC Farm School NC Fresh Produce Safety NC Pesticide Safety Education NC Steps to Health North Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program Organic Grains Peach Growers Information Poinsettias Poultry 4 H Youth Poultry Extension Soil Science Extension Soybeans Spotted Wing Drosophila Strawberry Growers Information Therapeutic Horticulture Tobacco Growers Information Tourism Extension Find Someone in Our Directory Search by Name County or Dept Search NC State s directory Search NC A T s directory Have a question Maybe One of our Experts can help Ask an Expert What s Popular This Month Pruning Knock Out Roses by Guilford County on 2 7 Energy Tax Credits for Home Improvements Improve Your Home AND Your Utility Bills by Home Energy Conservation Portal on 6

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