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How to Reduce Your Kitchen Waste

Earth Day is April 22 and N.C. Cooperative Extension is celebrating by providing a series of earth day workshops. …

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6-Week Virtual Yoga Series 

Would you like to relax, stretch, and win some cool prizes? Join us for our FREE 6-week virtual yoga …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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Live Monthly Food Demos! 

Do you love learning new recipes and cooking techniques? Would you like to try new vegetables and really enjoy …

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Virtual Wecome to Medicare

Are you overwhelmed with Medicare questions and don’t know where to begin? Mark your calendars for an online “Welcome …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Currituck Fall Fair Recap

This fall many of our traditional face to face community gatherings were cancelled or postponed as we learned how …

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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 …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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Septic System Owner's Guide

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

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Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

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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

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

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