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Cucurbit Pests in the Garden

The plant family Cucurbitaceae, also known as the cucurbit, pumpkin, or gourd family, is one of the oldest cultivated …

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Messy Bouquets

It can be intimidating to put together a flower arrangement. With a little guidance, anyone can put together a …

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6 Tips for Gut Health

If you have digestive issues, you’re not alone. Around one-third of the population lives with digestive problems, many without …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

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Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications

The factsheet focuses on reasonable accommodations and modifications covered under fair housing law.

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Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

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Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

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

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Managing Finances After a Death

This document presents information on immediate concerns after the death of a loved one, honoring …

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Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

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

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Map of North Carolina showing counties with confirmed BMSB

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.

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Non-Honey Bee Stinging Insects in North Carolina

This article describes and defines the different types of insects that sting and are also …

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