The Franklin County Agricultural Advisory Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in the conference room of the Agricultural Services Building in Louisburg. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 919.496.3344.
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Call the office by Jan. 18, 919-496-3344 to set up a 30-minute appointment to complete the test. Appointments will start at 9 AM. The cost for the test will be $25 (please bring a check made payable to the NC Agromedicine Institute). You can also complete the online medical questionnaire before attending. There is a $35 cost for the online questionnaire. Please bring printout to show you have completed the online portion.
This Landscape Conference and Trade Show will focus on a number of topics including pesticide safety, disease management, lawn pest, aquatic plant ID, basic installation paving and much more. Pre-registration is preferred and is $30.00 if postmarked by January 28, 2019. There will be no pre-registration after January 28, 2019. Participants may pay $40.00 at the door.
Contact Cyndi Lauderdale at 1806 SW Goldsboro Street, Wilson, NC 27893. Phone 252-237-0113 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For exhibitor information only, please contact Colby Griffin at 919-496-3344 or by email at email@example.com.
Please visit: franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/ for registration information.
Please note the Conference will be held at Nash Community College located in the Brown Auditorium. The address is 522 N. Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. 8–9 a.m.
Registration (Trade Show open) 9–10 a.m.
Pesticide Safety and PPE for Landscapers 10–10:30 a.m.
Break (Trade Show) 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Disease Management Strategies for Turf & Landscapes 11:30–12:30 p.m.
Lunch 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lawn Pests & the Environment
Balancing Chemical and Cultural Control Options 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Aquatic Plant ID and Control 2:30–3 p.m.
Break/Trade Show 3–4 p.m.
Landscape Business 101 4–5 p.m.
Basic Paver Installation
This conference is approved for pesticide re-certification credits:
1.0 Hours Pesticide A
3.0 Hours Pesticide L
4.0 Hours Pesticide N, D, X
4.0 Hours Pesticide L
2.0 Hours Pesticide B
*Please note: You must stay the entire time to receive credit. Please bring Scannable Pesticide License Card.
High blood pressure management program
Registration Required (919-496-3344)
Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners
Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions. The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019.
February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.
February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.
March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.
March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.
An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.
Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Clay - https://clay.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pitt - https://pitt.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Scotland - https://scotland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wake - https://wake.ces.ncsu.edu/
Wilson - https://wilson.ces.ncsu.edu/