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March Is Living Well Month

The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences declares March Living Well month. During this month Family and …

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Holiday Celebrations and COVID-19

Many families look forward to gathering for traditional holiday celebrations every year. This year, however, requires extra caution. COVID-19 …

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New Food Storage Infosheets

Storing food properly can help you maintain the safety, freshness, and quality for your food overtime. Proper food storage …

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Fermentology Mini-Seminars

Interested in fermentology? Join the experts for a series of short talks about the culture, history, and science behind …

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Guidance for Cloth Face Coverings

Recent CDC guidance recommends wearing cloth face coverings when in public. These face coverings are NOT N-95 respirators or …

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Washing Produce During COVID-19

With the concern about COVID-19, many are questioning how to wash produce. Washing produce is always a good idea. …

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Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

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Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …

Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

4/21/21Household Pests