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Holiday Gifts

Giving a special gift of food during the holidays is a great way to put your home food preservation …

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The Art of Fermentation

The Art of Fermentation is designed for anyone interested in learning more about safely fermenting at home. We will …

Adult Sewing Classes

Several Adult Sewing Classes have been scheduled over the next two months. Julie Sawyer, Area Extension Agent, Family and …

Lady Bird Beetle

Lady Bird Beetles

I mention these insects every year and many of you probably know everything I could tell you about them. …

Carpenter Bee

Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees are large, black and yellow bees often seen hovering around the eaves of a house, wooden fences, …

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Poultry 101 Class

The Macon County Poultry Club will present a Poultry 101Class on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 10 a.m.–noon at …

Fall 2018 Healthy Family Newsletter

Want to know what’s happening with Family and Consumer Sciences in Macon County? Julie Sawyer, Area Extension Agent, Family …

Mosquito Control Around the Home

Mosquitoes are important pests because their biting activity often interferes with outdoor activities. They may transmit disease organisms to …

Pesticide Disposal Day

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County, will hold a pesticide disposal/collection day in cooperation with the N.C. Department of …

2018 4-H Spring Plant Sale

Each year Macon County 4-H sells great fruit and berry plants to our families and the community. Our Annual …

Apple Grafting Workshop

The Macon County Center of NC Cooperative Extension will hold a grafting workshop on Tuesday, March 13. The class …

Live Tree Care

If you choose to buy a live Christmas tree, pick a species that will live and grow well on …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

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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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Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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Spiders in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

Snakes

This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.

8/23/19