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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter has informative articles, dates of upcoming workshops, meetings, and events that we hope will be …

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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. …

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 …

Farmers’ Market Special­

By: Pat Walker Franklin County Farmers’ Market Manager ­­ Just the right size for one or many. If you are cooking for one …

Recent Publications related to Community

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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 …

7 days agoLocal Foods
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Butterflies in Your Backyard

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

1 week agoUrban Wildlife

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

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

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Protecting Water Supply Springs

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

Bioretention Performance, Design, Construction, and Maintenance

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

2 weeks agoUrban 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

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 …