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Eastern Piedmont NC Farm School!!

For information on the 2017 Eastern Piedmont Farm School please follow this link... ExtensionCountyPostingFranklin

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Attend the 2017
Eastern Piedmont NC Farm School!!

For information on the 2017 Eastern Piedmont Farm School please follow this link... ExtensionCountyPostingFranklin

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Pesticide Applicator
Training Sessions for August, 2016

Pesticide Applicator Training: 2 Credits for the following categories: A, B, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, P, T, D, X Tuesday, August 23, 2016 6:30 PM Cooperative Extension Annex Louisburg, NC Private Applicator Pesticide Training: 2 Credits for Category V Only Tuesday, August 30, 2016 10:00 AM Cooperative Extension Annex Louisburg, NC Please check your transcript that was mailed to you by the NCDA&CS Pesticide Division to determine if you need to come to one of these trainings. Please call the Cooperative Extension Office at 919-496-3344 to register for these trainings.

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NICKELS FOR KNOW-HOW REFERENDUM ANNOUNCEMENT

The Franklin County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2016. Charles Mitchell, County Extension Director said the polling location for this year in the County will be at MORE »

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Batcrow Farms Follows a Dream popular

Derrick Sides grew up on a farm and has a love of the land and agriculture but his perspective is unique. Having been an artist and involved in local government he decided to try MORE » – from   NC Farm School

Figure 2. The symptoms of sulfur deficiency can be seen moving up the plant from the center foliage. This may help one in distinguishing between sulfur deficiency and nitrogen deficiency, which occurs first on the lower foliage.
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From the Field-Agronomy Notes popular

Tobacco Research Update: Sulfur Deficiency of Tobacco In this tobacco research update, we highlight the symptoms of sulfur deficiency.  These images are part of a project supported by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation to MORE » – from   Tobacco Growers Information

“Back in the Saddle”

Franklin County’s 21st Annual Franklin County Horse Farm Tour took place Friday, August 5. Here is a link to a video of the event. Follow this link for the Horse Farm Tour MORE »

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2016 Horse Judging Course Offerings popular

NCSU and Extension Equine Husbandry are proud to offer two opportunities for individuals to improve and enhance their horse judging skills.  The following chart explains the two different offerings and also provides links MORE » – from   Equine Husbandry

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

Hands on meets high tech at Small Farms Conference

Dr. Richard Bonanno, associate dean of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, gives a talk on food safety at the Successful MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Private Pesticide Applicator Training: 2 Credits Category V OnlyTue Aug 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Annex, Louisburg, NC
— 5 days away
4-County Livestock Show - GranvilleSat Sep 10 - Sat Sep 10, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Granville Expo Center
— 2 weeks away
NICKELS FOR KNOW-HOW REFERENDUMTue Nov 1 - Tue Nov 1, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Agricultural Services Center, 103 South Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC 27549.
— 2 months away
4-County Poultry Show and SaleSat Nov 5 - Sat Nov 5, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Vance County Farmers Market
— 2 months away
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