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Beets

Vegetable Spotlight: Beets

Today, we are putting the spotlight on a nutritious and delicious vegetable, which one of its most popular varieties …

OKra

Vegetable Spotlight: Okra

Today we are putting the spotlight on a classic southern vegetable, the okra! According to NC State Extension, Okra …

Portioning Foods, Saving Foods

Portion Control Know-How!

Portioning your food can make a huge impact on creating a healthy lifestyle and great management of one’s weight. …

Spot Skin Cancer

As we celebrate our Nation’s Independence on July 4th, many folks will be outside at picnics, parades, and other …

BBQ Grill with skewers and sausage

How Green Is Your Grill?

Memorial Day is often considered to be the beginning of summer. And summer means grilling! Grilling is a great …

Cover photo for Cooking Together as a Family

Cooking Together as a Family

Nothing brings families closer together through a busy work and school days than gathering in the kitchen to cook …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 95 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.

1 week agoHousehold Pests

Mold Testing

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

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Some spiders build funnel-shaped webs on the ground, n

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.

3 weeks ago

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 …

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

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