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Grasses for Your Lawn and Beyond

Fall is an excellent time for gardening in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Many homeowners renovate tall fescue …

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4-H Volunteer Training Series, Fall 2018

Join our action-packed training series to learn the “Key Ingredients: Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development.” 4-H Club leaders, Extension …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 89 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

6 days agoHousehold Pests
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

6 days agoDisaster Recovery
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Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery …

6 days agoDisaster Recovery
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Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter …

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

2 weeks agoDisaster Preparedness

National Flood Insurance Programs

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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