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Healthy Halloween Treats

When trick-or-treaters ring your doorbell this year, what will you give them? If you choose candy for treats, look …

Refrigerator/Freezer Energy Tips

Don’t keep your refrigerator or freezer too cold. Recommended temperatures are 37 degrees to 40 degrees Fahrenheit for the …

Save Energy - Save Dollars

It’s summertime and you are feeling the heat. It is possible to be in control of your utility bill. …

Tips for Cleaning Windows

Windows may look clean, but when the sun shines on them you can see every little smudge, Window cleaning …

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4-H Chicken Donation: Embryology to Harvesting

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

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This publication discusses the National Flood Insurance Program, as well as a flood insurance policies …

Home Composting with Earthworms

Worms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

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How to Create a Container Garden for Edibles in the North Carolina Piedmont

In this publication you will find ideas to get you started growing your own edibles. …

3/30/18

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

3/29/18