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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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

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Twinning in Cattle

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 popular

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 »

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 »

Container Gardening

Container gardening is more popular than ever. Edibles can be grown in containers in a variety of outdoor spaces. Regardless of the scope or size of your container garden, selecting the right containers, MORE »

Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries are a wonderful addition to landscapes and gardens. They have delicate white or pink flowers in the spring, the summer fruit has an attractive sky blue color, and the fall foliage adds MORE »

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