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Herter O'Neal Scholoarship

Nominations Sought for Business Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

Snow disaster

Preparing for Disasters

The best way to survive a disaster and be able to quickly recover is to be prepared. There are …

Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussel sprouts get a bad rap thanks to their bitter taste, but this winter vegetable can actually have a …

groceries

Holiday Meal Planning

Planning your holiday menu in advance can do wonders for your budget! SNAP’s More in My Basket program recommends buying …

NC Agromedic

The Best Christmas Gift

“If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.” …

Basic Holiday Food Safety

Basic Holiday Food Safety

During the holidays, many people plan and prepare meals to feed more than just their own family. Feeding a …

MANNA FoodBank Flyer

Drive-Thru Food Distribution

MANNA FoodBank is committed to providing food with hope and dignity to any community member struggling to afford groceries. Monday, …

Pesticide Pickupday flyer

Free Pesticide Pick-Up Day

Do you have pesticides at your home, business, or farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer …

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds is coming in October! Some of the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension professionals from across the …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Illustration of the mosquito life cycle

Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

3 weeks ago
Figure 1. A conventional septic system.

Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

3/10/21SoilFacts
Septic system layout.

Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

3/10/21SoilFacts
Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

This Entomology Insect Note provides information on the identification and control of fungus gnats in …

2/25/21Household Pests
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

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