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Signs of Elder Financial Exploitation

Financial exploitation is defined as the dishonest or otherwise fraudulent, unauthorized, or unethical acts of a caregiver, fiduciary, and …

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8 Tips for Cleaning Mold

The key to mold control is moisture control, they’re like best friends. If you are experiencing a mold problem …

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A Clean & Healthy Kitchen

A neat, well-kept home is indeed less appealing to mice, rats, and other animals. A clean house is also …

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Recognizing Common Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is all about providing four signs to help individuals recognize common scams and how …

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Protecting Youth Online

The internet can be a fantastic platform for children and adults alike. There are plenty of resources for studying, …

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Forsyth 4-H Fashion Revue

Entries are now being accepted for the Forsyth County 4-H Fashion Revue. The deadline to register is Friday, May 28, …

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Helping Youth Understand Money

Once youth learn how to manage money, they gain an ability that is critical to making their aspirations a …

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Canner Lid Testing

Spring is here and canning is just around the corner! Canners need to be tested every year before canning season …

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Farm City Photo Contest Winners

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center has announced their Farm City Photo Contest winners. The winning photographs will …

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Donate to 4-H at JOANN Fabrics

Joann Fabric on Stratford Road in Winston-Salem is collecting donations at the register and offering special discounts for JOANN/4-H …

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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.

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Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

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

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Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

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

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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