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Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

Get Ready, Stay Ready!

Are you interested in learning about how you can become more prepared for emergencies, but not sure where to …

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Avoiding Post-Disaster Scams

September is National Preparedness Month. Natural disasters and severe weather in their aftermath can sometimes create opportunities for fraud, occurring …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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What's in Season: August

Check out Sarah Lackey as she tells us what fruit is in season in North Carolina this August! What’s in …

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What's in Season: July

Find out what’s in season in NC this July and a recipe that uses a lot of in-season vegetables! What’s …

Farmers Market Salsa!

Try this recipe for fresh salsa that is perfect to try right now! Farmers Market …

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National Healthy Homes Month 2020

June is National Healthy Homes Month! Established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Lead …

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Making Healthier Choices!

How to make healthier choices when eating out or cooking at home! Making Healthier …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …


Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

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Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

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Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …