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Spring 4-H Plant Sale

The Fall 4-H Plant Sale is Here! Fall is the best time to plant fruit plants so stock up now! …

Movement of the Month

Hello Everyone, We have returned with the fitness video updates and it’s called Movement of the Month “aka” M.O.M. In …

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Preserving Apples Canning Class

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Guilford County for a night of canning apples!! Canning is an art that we …

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Local Foods Week September 21-30, 2018

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, along with community partners, is holding a local foods week September 21 …

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Be Prepared for Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen. Confidence continues to increase that North Carolina will see life-threatening impacts from this storm. While …

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Share the Harvest

“Share the Harvest” is a program that has been in place for seven years, helping provide fresh local produce …

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Med Instead of Meds

The Med Instead of Meds class series meets on Thursdays from August 23-October 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. COST: …

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Extension Master Food Volunteer

Tuesdays, July 24-October 2, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (No class August 7) COST: $50 EMFV program is delivered through North Carolina …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 89 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

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

3 days agoHousehold Pests
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

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Furniture piled in front of house after flood

Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery …

3 days agoDisaster Recovery
Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

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

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter …

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

2 weeks agoDisaster Preparedness

Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

2 weeks agoDisaster Preparedness

National Flood Insurance Programs

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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