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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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Making Time for Youth

Many times adults have a misconception about the youth of today. Some adults will say kids are only interested …

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Young Computer Programmers

Who doesn’t like acronyms? Well here are a few-the STEAM class participated in the NYSD during the month of …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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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.

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Extension Programming Models

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

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Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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