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Chana-Masala

Yummy Indian-Inspired Chana Masala!

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure and “Food Fan” Eric Stafford for this 16 minute video demonstrating an Indian-Inspired vegetarian …

sunsetting upon a farmer and his field

Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

seed packet

A Guide for Seed Buying

As a horticulture agent, it has been encouraging to see the increase of interest people have shown in growing …

indoor plants

Indoor Plant Care 101

With spending more time indoors than generations past, it is important to stay connected with the outdoors. One of …

mulch around shrubs

Winter Landscape Care: Q and A

This week I would like to share some answers to some frequently asked questions that we have received related …

Dozens of local youth are trying something new to them this winter break – food science. The “Food Science Fun” educational activities kit was distributed by Caldwell County 4-H December 16-18, 2020.

4-H Builds Confidence in Youth

“What would you try, if you knew you could not fail?” Many motivational speakers – past and present – have …

Organic Lawn Care

New Organic Lawn Care Guide

We have posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication. Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

2 days agoHousehold Pests
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

3 days agoUrban Waterways
Figure 1. Mosquito life cycle.

Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

11/11/20

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …

11/4/20

Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.