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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 …

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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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2017 Area Forestry Conference

The 2017 Franklin County Area Forestry Conference will take place on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Registration will begin at …

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Franklin County 4-H Community Service Project

Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Donations Candy donations will be accepted at: NC Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC Monday-Friday, from …

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Pressure Canning Workshop

The Pressure Canning Workshop will take place at Wake Electric Membership Office, in Youngsville, on Wednesday evening, Oct.11, 2017 …

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2017 4-H Sizzlin' Summer Sessions

4-H Sizzlin’ Summer Sessions 2017 Recap By: Meg Wyatt, Franklin County 4-H Agent Franklin County 4-H had a busy and exciting …

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