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Med Instead of Meds Class Series

Med Instead of Meds, a series of Informational/Cooking Classes, led by Dominque Simon, Family & Consumer Science Agent, will …

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2018 Strawberry Festival Recipes

Here’s a link to some delicious recipes from the 2018 Franklin County Strawberry Festival Recipe Contest competition, that took …

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Women in Agriculture Monthly Meeting

“Am I in compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act selling my local produce?” Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Are you interested …

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Cooking for Crowds

Are you planning to prepare food for a large group of people as part of a fundraiser or another …

Spring 2018 News Release

Upcoming Events “Women in Agriculture” Lunch & Learn Monthly Meetings Are you interested in joining a very diverse, dynamic group of …

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2018 Piedmont Farm Tour

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Event – Piedmont Farm Tour Tour 45 local, sustainable farms and discover the delicious meat, dairy, mushrooms, fruits, …

Fumigant License Training

Fumigant License Training (Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every …

Recent Publications related to Food Safety & Processing

Figure 1. Properly identify plant material by genus and species.

Suggested Good Agricultural and Collection Practices for North Carolina Medicinal Herbs

This publication provides introductory information about growing and wild-harvesting medicinal herbs in North Carolina. The …

3 weeks ago

Determining Peanut Pod Maturity and Estimating the Optimum Digging Date

This profile board will help farmers and consultants determine when peanuts should be dug.

9/19/18

Managing Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in Peanuts in North Carolina and Virginia

This publication will help you select and implement practices that minimize damage from TSWV, tomato …

9/19/18

Ideas for "No-Cook" Food Bags

In preparation for an emergency, keep the following food items that do not need refrigeration …

Foods That Require No Cooking

This publication covers a variety of foods that can be prepared even if there is …

Meal Preparation and Food Safety After a Power Failure

After a power failure, you might not have heat, refrigeration, or water. This publication explains …

A Guide to Price-Risk Management in Grain Marketing for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia

This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use …

8/29/18

Tobacco (Flue-Cured and Burley)

How to manage pesticides to control insects, diseases, weeds, and other crop pests of flue-cured …