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Local Foods

The Franklin County Center Local Foods contacts are Charles Mitchell, Martha Mobley.

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2018 Beef Marketing Seminar

Area cattle producers are invited to participate in a Beef Cattle Marketing Seminar on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, in …

Selling Fun on the Farm

Farming can be challenging. The labor involved in an agricultural enterprise is a big part of that, but even …

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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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2018 Corn Field Day

The 2018 Franklin County Cooperative Extension Corn Field Day will take place Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., …

Recent Publications related to Local Foods

Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. …

Growing Herbs for the Home Gardener

An herb is any plant used whole or in part as an ingredient for health, …

Part 5: References

This publication lists the references used in parts 1-4 of the Postharvest Handling and Cooling …

Figure 1. Blueberry plant set in peat sand mixture.

Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

Blueberries can be grown in home gardens anywhere in North Carolina if the right species …

Special Claims and the Approval Process for Niche Meat Production

With increasing demand for product transparency, a growing number of producers, processing plant operators, and …

9/19/19Local Foods