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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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2014 4-H Livestock
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Congratulations to all 4-H livestock participants!

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Ponds Management
Field Day: Wednesday, November 5th

Ponds can add value to property and Franklin County has many ponds, both large and small, throughout the county.   To meet the need for pond management, basic principles of managing recreational ponds and the requirements for producing and maintaining high-quality fishing is a pond will be discussed on Wednesday, November 5th at the Franklin County Extension Center and area farms. Some common mistakes in pond management and ways of solving pond problems will be addressed by NCSU Pond Specialist, Dr. Jim Rice, and NCSU Aquatic Weed Specialist, Dr. Rob Richardson. Instruction will be partially classroom as well as area pond visits. The program will begin at 9:00 am with registration; registration fees will be $20 per person which will include refreshments, lunch and handout materials.   For more information, contact me at (919) 496-3344 or martha_mobley@ncsu.edu. by: Martha L. Mobley Agricultural Extension Agent

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Announcements for Home, Family & Community popular

Welcome to the Franklin County Family & Consumer Sciences Announcement page!  With each paragraph, you will find links to registration forms, flyers and brochures.  Feel free to call Rachel Monteverdi if you have MORE »

Houseplants for the Holidays popular

Plants with bright foliage or colorful flowers add tremendously to holiday decorations. Have you thought about or started purchasing plants or bulbs for the holidays? Did you know you can keep those poinsettias MORE »

Twinning in Cattle popular

The late fall and early winter is the predominate calving season for many Franklin County beef producers.   Those producers who have been in the cattle business for a long time have probably experienced MORE »

4-H in the Fall

If you thought 4-H was busy only in the summer time, think again. Franklin County 4-H’ers have been very busy gearing up for different events and competitions. Our most recent events and competitions MORE »

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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 3 weeks away
Project Learning Tree Secondary Workshop: Forests of the WorldSat Feb 21 - Sat Feb 21, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
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