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Pumpkin Seeds

Many people are interested in how to roast pumpkin seeds during the fall months. Drying and roasting pumpkin seeds …

Turnoff Week 2008

Every day, children ages eight to 18 spend more than six hours watching TV, playing video games or using …

Tips for Buying Gift Cards

The gift card market is growing rapidly. You will probably give or get one this holiday season. Gift cards …

Caring for Textile Heirlooms

Heirloom coverlets, quilts, afghans, blankets and linens need special care. Don't lock them away in attic trunks—use them. Extreme …

Pantry Pests

If you have ever had bugs in the cornmeal and flour in your kitchen, you know how aggravating they …

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This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

Bedbugs - Biology and Control

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying bedbugs and how to control them in households.

Carolina Lawns: A Guide to Maintaining Quality Turf in the Landscape

This comprehensive guide offers information on different grasses for North Carolina lawns, as well as …


Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide for North Carolina Cooperative Extension

This publication provides information and success stories related to food banks, food pantries, food donation …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

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


La ley de equidad de vivienda y modificaciones razonables

This factsheet discusses reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification and fair housing law.

1/17/18Fair Housing Law

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When money is tight, the first thing families cut is anything considered extra or unnecessary. …


This publication offers information on stepfamily relationships and dynamics.