Beware the Mosquito
Summer is winding down, but North Carolina's heat, humidity, and spotty rainfall are still with us. Heat,
humidity, and standing water bring us one of summer's less pleasant features, the mosquito.
County 4-H'ers Participate
in State 4-H Congress
Franklin County 4-H'ers took part in the 2015 North Carolina 4-H Congress. Held July 18-21, the event
brought 518 young people and their adult leaders to Raleigh
Are You Getting Ready to Market Timber?
The timber business in Franklin County and surrounding area is big business, accounting for more than
$8,847,062 in timber harvested and delivered to mills during 2014.
Franklin County 4-H Members Attend 2015 Citizenship North Carolina Focus
A delegation of Franklin County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus, which was held
in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Why Are My Tomatoes Turning Brown?
If you have tomatoes turning brown on the bottom then you are not alone. This time of year we have many
calls about brown spots on tomatoes, squash, peppers, watermelons, etc. This is called blossom-end rot (BER), which is a
nonparasitic disease of tomatoes and other fruiting vegetables.
Marketing Timber is More than just Selling Trees
Many farms in Franklin County are diverse, that is, they have many types of income producing
enterprises such as livestock,
crops, and most even have timber. You have to be careful in marketing timber since how you conduct your sale will have major
impact on your overall profit.