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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

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 »

Blackberries in the Home Garden

Blackberries are just one of many fruits that can be easily produced in the home garden or landscape. One blackberry plant can easily supply 10-15 pounds of fruit over a 3-4 week period. MORE »

Franklin County Farmer’s Market popular

Market Udate-8 Franklin County’s Farmers’ Market Is Open  Well it’s that time of year again, Time for what you ask? Time to visit Franklin County’s Farmers’ Market. I would like to take this MORE »

Time to Plant Trees

Trees not only provide beauty in a landscape, but can also reduce energy costs by shading a house and providing shelter from harsh winter winds.   They serve as noise buffers, provide homes for MORE »

Streams Need Shade popular

As summer fades into fall in central North Carolina the weather can still be hot. On a hot day there is nothing better than a cool spot in the deep shade under a MORE »

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Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualThu Oct 30, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 4 days away
Franklin County Livestock Association Meeting:Thu Oct 30, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Johnny Bull’s Steakhouse 32 Golden Leaf Drive. Louisburg, NC 27549
— 5 days away
Ponds Management Field Day: Wednesday, November 5thWed Nov 5, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM— 1 week away
Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualThu Nov 6, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 2 weeks away
Parenting Matters - Because Kids Don't Come with a ManualThu Nov 13, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 3 weeks away
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