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2021 Beginner's Beekeeping School

We would love to have you in our 2021 Beginner’s Beekeeping School. Two consecutive Saturdays, March 6 and 13, 2021, …

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 …

Chlordane

Special Waste Recycling Event

Instead of spring cleaning, it’s time to do some fall purging. That tube television that is collecting dust in …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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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 …

soil test kit

Lawn and Order

I recently bought a home in Salisbury and moved from a 100-acre farm to ¼ acre lot in city …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

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

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

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

11/4/20

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 …

Model flow chart: identify issues, plan, deliver, evaluate

Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

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

10/8/20