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2018 Fall Gardening Classes Flyer

2018 Fall Gardening Classes

Fall Gardening Classes will be offered at NC Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center,103 S. Bickett Blvd., in Louisburg, from 3:30 …

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2018 Conservation Stewardship Award

2018 Franklin County Conservation Stewardship Award This year’s award will be presented at the Annual Farm City Luncheon on Friday, …

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Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

A Plastic Mulch Layer is now available for rent to residents of Franklin, Warren, Granville, and Vance counties through …

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Conservation Reserve Program Signup

WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for …

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Plastic Mulch Layer

Plastic Mulch Layer The plastic mulch layer has arrived and is available to rent by producers in Franklin, Warren, Granville, …

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Native Bees in the Landscape

BY: Colby Griffin, Horticulture Extension Agent There are many important native pollinators within your home landscape. One you may not …

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Visit NC Farms App Interest Meetings Scheduled

NEWS RELEASE July 16, 2018 Paul Westfall | (919) 603-1350/paul_westfall@ncsu.edu Visit NC Farms App Interest Meetings Oxford, NC – Farmers and Agritourism business …

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Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

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Fall Armyworms in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of fall armyworms and addresses how to control them as …

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Annual Bluegrass Weevil in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of the annual bluegrass weevil and addresses how to control …

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Weed Management in Annual Color Beds

Establishing and maintaining quality annual color beds requires a plan to prevent and control weeds. …

Water Quality for Golf Course Superintendents and Professional Turf Managers

Follow the suggestions and BMPs described in this publication to reduce sediment and keep nutrients …

Water Quality and Professional Turfgrass Managers

Although groundwater and surface waters are rarely polluted by turfgrass pesticides, turf managers should consider …