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Nutrition and Frozen Foods

During each month, there are usually several special days, holidays, awareness weeks, and observances. March serves as the perfect …

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Winter Pesticide Training

Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 9 to 11 a.m. Please call our office at 704-216-8970 if you are interested in …

2021 Spring Plant Sale

It’s time for the Spring Plant Sale hosted by N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rowan County Center. All orders are due …

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 …

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Halloween Celebration Guidelines

With the convergence of a full moon, a blue moon, daylight savings time, and Saturday celebrations — plus the unprecedented …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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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 …

2 weeks ago
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 …

3/10/21SoilFacts
Septic system layout.

Septic System Owner's Guide

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

3/10/21SoilFacts
Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

2/25/21Household Pests
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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

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

2/24/21Urban Waterways
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