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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_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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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Fruits and vegetable produce stand

Horticulture
InfoSearches Provide Answers!

Looking for answers to fruit, vegetable, weed or floriculture questions? The NC State University Department of Horticulture invites you to try their powerful, but focused search engines designed to provide answers from the scientific literature, trade and association magazines/websites and NC State University, and archive (repository of literature dating back to the 1800s).  Use these search engines for all of your fruit, vegetable, weed and floriculture questions. Floriculture InfoSearch Fruit InfoSearch Vegetable InfoSearch Weed InfoSearch

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4-H is the Ladder to Success

4-H is a wonderful avenue to pursue so many wonderful opportunities from public speaking to learning how to properly handle a firearm. This summer 100 youth participated in Summer Fun activities, which varied MORE »

Safety Counts: Become a Certified Safe Farm! popular

Every year farmers, farm workers, and their family members are at risk for serious injury, health concerns, and even death due to the hazardous nature of farming. It’s sometimes the busy harvest season MORE »

How Can 4-H Enrich Your Classroom? popular

Are you a Franklin County teacher looking for a way to add hands-on research based programming to your classroom? Then look no further, 4-H has resources, supplies, training, and support to help you MORE »

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 »

Natural Mosquito Control

2014 is turning out to be a good year for mosquitoes. Warm weather and occasional heavy rain allow for perfect breeding conditions. The recent discovery of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in North Carolina is MORE »

What’s in Season?

I am asked throughout the growing season as to what produce is actually in season locally. So like most all my great ideas it hit me, why not use this topic for an MORE »

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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 18 hours away
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 7 days away
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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 ManualMon Oct 6, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 3 weeks away
Aging with Gusto and What to Expect as You Age Workshop Tue Oct 7, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM— 3 weeks away
SCAMS: What to do when someone contacts you by phone, mail/email, or in personWed Oct 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM— 4 weeks away
Franklin County Family & Consumer Sciences Advisory Board MtgThu Oct 16, 2014
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM— 4 weeks away
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC
— 4 weeks away
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