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Over and Under=Connections

Students, 3rd-6th graders staying after school, have been exercising 4-H’s fun activities First, they learned the different types of energy. …

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4-H Activity Kits: Month of April

Be on the LOOKOUT… Who: Youth ages 8 to 18 years of age What: Interested in learning how to grow strawberries Where: Can pick up …

Improving ventilation

Residential Ventilation

The CDC provides recommendations on improving ventilation in your home in order to reduce exposure to COVID-19. The most …

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Spotted Lanternfly

Help keep the Spotted Lanternfly out of North Carolina! The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper native to China. Currently, it is …

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FAFSA Webinar

Although the future may seem uncertain right now, completing the FAFSA is one way students can keep their options …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Septic System Owner's Guide

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

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Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

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

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Figure 1. 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 …

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

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

11/11/20

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

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