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Share Your Community's Needs With NC A& T

Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is conducting a statewide program needs assessment to determine how …

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North Carolina SNAP Update

The state of North Carolina received funds from the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 which allowed the state …

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Healthy Holiday Food Drive

Drop off donations at the Food Bank CENC at Greenville, 1712 Union St, Greenville, NC 27834 Don’t want to drop …

Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

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Trick or Treat during a Pandemic

Debating on having your children trick or treat this year? Click below to see Dr. Benjamin Chapman, Professor and Food Safety …

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Holiday Celebrations and COVID-19

—Written By Sarah Kirby, State Program Leader for Family & Consumer Sciences & Professor Agricultural & Human Sciences NC State …

Home Canning Basics

Due to the pandemic, shelves are empty of all things canning – jars, lids, canners, pectin, tools. Many people …

Saving Milk

Here’s an article on why it’s not safe to can milk at home. — Written By Debbie Stroud, Area Specialized Agent, …

Agua Fresca

Try It Tuesdays: Agua Fresca

Agua frescas (Spanish: water refreshments) are popular in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean and are made from …

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Try It Tuesdays

Ratatouille is a great way to incorporate those summer veggies! You can make Ratatouille and then serve the leftovers …

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Count on Me NC

NC State Extension, in partnership with NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association, and Visit NC is excited …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …

Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

3 weeks agoHousehold Pests