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Annual Tree Give-Away

Plant a Tree on Arbor Day The 2018 Franklin County Tree Give-Away will be Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m. …

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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 special …

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"Dine In" on December 3, 2017

The 4th Annual Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Day, “Dining In” for Healthy Families, campaign is just around the …

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Parent & Family Engagement Night

Join Franklin County Schools and Franklin County Cooperative Extension on Tuesday, December 12, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., at the …

Small Farms Interest Meeting

A Small Farms Interest Meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Franklin County Cooperative Extension, in Louisburg. At the …

4-H: Showing for More Than Ribbons

Franklin County 4-H’ers have been very busy gearing up for different events and competitions. Our most recent events and …

Delicious Homemade Breads

As the holiday season nears, you can begin to smell the wonderful aroma of baked goods; cakes, pies and …

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Portsmouth Village Life-Saving Station (built in 1894).

Assessing Historical Significance and Use Potential of Buildings within Historic Districts: An Overview of a Measurement Framework Developed for Climate Adaptation Planning

This publication discusses a pilot study considering 17 historic structures at Cape Lookout National Seashore. …

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Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

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Figure 1. Respondents per county (North Carolina).

Success of Women in Agritourism: She Will Get What She Wants

This publication examine's women's success in the agritourism industry through survey responses to help maximize …

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Figure 1. Locations where irrigation simulations were conducted.

Water Requirements of North Carolina Turfgrasses

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

7/24/18
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Appendix F. Social Media Policy

This section of the North Carolina Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program Guidelines provides information about …

7/20/18
A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

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Figure 1. Extensive green roof on the FedEx Global Education Cen

Plant Selection for Extensive Green Roofs in the Research Triangle Area of North Carolina

This publication describes the evaluation of plant survival and vigor on 11 extensive green roofs …

7/19/18
drawing of the tick life stages

Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

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