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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 …

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Summer Fun-Safety Tips for Pool Season

BY: Dominque Simon NC Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of …

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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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2018 Four County 4-H Livestock Show

Join the tradition and join in the fun! The Four County 4-H Livestock Show will take place Tuesday, August 14, at DD Equestrian …

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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 …

Field Days and Farm Tours

NEWS RELEASE April 26, 2018 William Landis | 919-496-3344 By: William Landis, Extension Agent, Agriculture – Small Farms Agent Louisburg, N.C. – Spring …

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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 …

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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 …

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Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

Water is an essential component for plant growth. In turfgrasses it comprises 75 to 90 …

9/27/18
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Working Together: A Guide to Collaboration in Rural Revitalization

This publication discusses the components to collaborate successfully in rural revitalization efforts. If focuses on …

9/26/18
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Water Quality and Home Lawn Care

This publication will help you care for your lawn in ways that prevent and reduce …

4-H students hold chickens.

4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses 4-H projects that …

9/25/18Local Foods
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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …