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Home & Family

Pumpkins for the Holidays

Pumpkin inspired foods are a part of many holiday menus. A pumpkin’s orange pulp is a great source of …

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Everyone is exposed to stress during their lives but some are able to deal with it better than others. …

Block Play

Do you remember when you were young and you had a set of wooden blocks to play with? Do …

Flu Season

Last week’s storm reminded us that it’s winter. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu …

Fun in the Sun

As you know the days are getting longer and the weather is finally getting warmer. After a few months …

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Spiders in and Around Homes

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

Bedbugs - Biology and Control

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying bedbugs and how to control them in households.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …

1/26/18

Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

1/25/18Local Foods

Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

1/17/18SoilFacts

La ley de equidad de vivienda y modificaciones razonables

This factsheet discusses reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification and fair housing law.

1/17/18Fair Housing Law

Fun and Free Entertainment

When money is tight, the first thing families cut is anything considered extra or unnecessary. …

Stepfamilies

This publication offers information on stepfamily relationships and dynamics.

1/17/18