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Pumpkins & the Jack-O’-Lantern

I stumbled upon a rather humorous and anonymous quote recently that states, “It’s time for Fall in the South: …

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds – Mediterranean Way of Eating A few weeks ago, the first Med Instead of Meds 6-week …

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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Food Safety Certification Course

NC Safe Plates Training Program NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by NC State University. Certification …

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Upcoming Event - Pond Management Field Day

Hosted by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin and Wake County Centers, Franklin and Wake Soil and Water Conservation Districts Friday, October 26, 2018, …

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4-H Hurricane Florence Supply Drive

Franklin County 4-H will conduct a Supply Drive for all those affected by Hurricane Florence. The much-needed supplies will …

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NCDA Certified Kitchen Presentation

Have Questions about Kitchen Inspection Requirements? Get Answers Here! Minoo Mehrotra, Food Compliance Officer with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture …

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 …

Recent Publications related to Community

Protecting Water Supply Springs

This factsheet provides information on spring development, protection and disinfection, and water testing.

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Producing Tree Fruit for Home Use

This publication explains how to plant and take care of fruit trees in the home …

5 days ago
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Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

This publication discusses the environmental, economic, health, and community benefits that local food systems provide …

11/14/18Local Foods
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

11/12/18Urban Wildlife

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's …

11/5/18Urban Waterways

Bioretention Performance, Design, Construction, and Maintenance

This guide provides a review of recent bioretention research and its impact on design, construction, …

11/5/18Urban Waterways
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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

This publication will help you identify the several species of ticks found in North Carolina …

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery