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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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Home Canning Series

Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a summer home canning workshop series. Participants will learn how to safely …

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Zany for Zinnias

What comes to mind when you think of summertime? For Eastern North Carolina, it could be sweltering heat, the …

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The Infamous Bradford Pear

The mild winter season this year caused many plants that should have had at least another 4 weeks of …

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To Prune or Not to Prune

It seems there is always the conundrum in the gardening world this time of year about when to properly …

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Have you wondered what is the best way to recycle your live Christmas tree after the holidays? Most of …

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Let's Talk Turkey!

Most homes in the United States will be preparing turkey for holiday meals. Unfortunately, this traditional meat can also …

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Fall & Winter Color

Have you wondered what causes some deciduous trees and shrubs to give us the glorious array of colors we …

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Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

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

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Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

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Spiders in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

Snakes

This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.

8/23/19