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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 …

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Farm to Table

BY: Pat Walker, Franklin County Farmers’ Market Manager Pulling up to the Farmers’ Market shelter in the early morning brings …

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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Yoga With Goats

October 07, 2017 – November 25, 2017 (Every Sunday, Saturday) Hux Family Farm 1923 Shaw Rd, Durham, NC 27704 Instructors will lead you …

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Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 89 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

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Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

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Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery …

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Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter …

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

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National Flood Insurance Programs

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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