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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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Is It a Mole or a Vole?

BY: Charles Mitchell Cooperative Extension Director During the past month, the Cooperative Extension Office has received many questions about moles and …

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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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Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Workshop

Morning Ag Clips, Farming News, Harvested Daily published this article in the August 30, 2017 edition, “Good Agricultural Practices workshop, Navigating the …

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Fall Is for Planting

A gardener’s biggest challenge when planting trees and shrubs in this part of North Carolina is the soil… Read the …

Stopping Fire Ants

NOW is the time of year Fire Ants are most active…. click here to read: GardenFallArticle2016- …

Thinking About Selling Timber?

Many farms in Franklin County are diverse…that is, they have many types of income producing enterprises such as livestock, …

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