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May Is #MedMonth

May is International Mediterranean Diet Month (aka Med Month). This month-long celebration creates awareness of the delicious foods and …

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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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Preventing Frozen Pipes

When temperatures drop below freezing – especially for a significant amount of time – the potential for frozen pipes …

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Holiday Safety

During the holiday season, many of us enjoy adorning our homes with festive decorations. Lights, candles, wrapping paper, and …

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Disaster Legal Services Hotline

The North Carolina Bar Association is partnering with the American Bar Association, FEMA and Legal Aid of North Carolina …

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Healthy Home Solutions

A variety of hazards exist in homes and they can be the source of or a contributing factor to …

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Nutrition Decisions Webinar Series

Are artificial sweeteners safe? What is the difference between organic and conventional milk? To answer these questions and more, …

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Figure 1. Head louse.

Frequently Asked Questions About Head Lice

This factsheets offers questions and answers about head lice.

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Biology and Control of Human Lice

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle of human lice and how to treat …

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Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

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Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

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Figure 1. Southern devil scorpion, Vejovis carolinianus.

Scorpions in North Carolina

This factsheet covers the type of scorpions found in North Carolina and measures to take …

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Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

7/20/18Local Foods
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Spiders in and Around Homes

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

Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …