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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird - "The Ruby"

As temperatures slowly creep upward during spring the Ruby-throated Hummingbird begins its trek northward from Central America into the …

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The Leyland Cypress

When a plant doesn’t necessarily need much care to become established, has a fast growth rate, and is adapted …

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Innovative Women in Ag Program

This innovative program will be offered March 22-23, 2019,12:30 p.m., at 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mount. Join us for this new …

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Annual Tree Give-Away

Plant a Tree on Arbor Day The 2019 Franklin County Tree Give-Away will be Saturday, March 23 at 9:00 a.m. at …

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Pesticide Collection Day

Free Old/Unused Pesticide Collection Day Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or …

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Know It - Control It

Blood Pressure Management Program February is American Heart Month so why not get Heart Healthy! N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center …

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Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

2 weeks ago
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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

2 weeks ago

A Landowner's Guide to Working with Recreationists

With an increase statewide in outdoor activity, many landowners report unacceptable levels of trespass, littering, …

3 weeks agoWoodland Owner Notes

Agritourism in North Carolina: Summary of Pilot Study Results

Agritourism–defined in this study as any activity or service provided on a working farm with …

3/29/19

Agritourism, Farm Visits, Agro-Tourism Oh My! Do Farmers, Residents, and Extension Faculty Speak the Same Language?

There is a need for a better understanding of what people mean when they say …

3/29/19

Workplace Community Supported Agriculture: Connecting Local Farmers to Local Workplaces

This guide provides an overview of the community supported agriculture (CSA) program at Research Triangle …

3/21/19

Composting: A Guide to Managing Organic Yard Wastes

This eight-page publication explains how you can build and maintain a compost pile to manage …

3/20/19

Animal Appetites

This educational resource for children aged 9-12 explores food preferences in animals through inquiry-based learning …