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Cover photo for Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest

Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Dallas Park – Dallas, NC Over the past several years, Somethin’ Pumpkin has become a family-centered event which carries …

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Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm season is here! A lot of people panic when they see bees. They assume “swarm” means “attack” or …

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This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

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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.

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Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

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Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …