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The Colors of Fall

BY: Colby Griffin NC Cooperative Extension Horticulture Extension Agent Reds and oranges and yellows, Oh my! Have you ever wondered what causes …

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Stopping Fire Ants

By: Martha Mobley NC Cooperative Extension Agriculture Agent Recently while making a farm visit to a goat producer in the county, the …

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Fall Into Apples

BY: Dominque Simon NC Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Science Agent With the fall season upon us, also comes fall foods. One …

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Women in Agriculture - Fiber Tour

The Franklin County Cooperative Extension’s “Women in Agriculture” Fiber Tour will take place on Friday, August 18th, beginning with …

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Summer Meals Program

Kids look forward to summer break as a time for fun! But for parents that rely on free or …

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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 …

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Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

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

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …