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Annual Plant Sale

How do you help children to become responsible adults? By planting seeds for them to be creative, independent, and …

Children and adults at a table tying flies.

What's Your Hobby?

Do you have a hobby you are very passionate about? Something to do when you want to escape the …

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Clay County Raised Bed Basics

For a lot of home gardeners, topsoil is very scarce or nonexistent depending on where they are wanting to …

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Clay County 4-H Open House

On October 8 stop by the Community Services Building in Hayesville, NC to see what 4-H has done in …

Appalachian Fall

Once again I am reminded why this is my favorite time of the year. It is still early to …

Stuffed animal, dachshund made out of green material with daisies on it.

4-H Sewing Camp

Sewing. Using a sewing machine. How many people can use a sewing machine or even a Serger sewing machine? …

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Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications

The factsheet focuses on reasonable accommodations and modifications covered under fair housing law.

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Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

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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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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Managing Finances After a Death

This document presents information on immediate concerns after the death of a loved one, honoring …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

1 week agoFor Safety's Sake
Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

2 weeks ago
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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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