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National Radon Action Month - January 2019

Did You Know? Radon is: an odorless, colorless, tasteless and naturally-occurring radioactive gas. produced through natural decay of uranium found in most …

Cover photo for NCECA Educational Scholarship - 2019

NCECA Educational Scholarship - 2019

The North Carolina Extension & Community Association, Inc. 130 South Post Road, Suite-1 Shelby, NC 28152 December 20, 2018 To: Cleveland …

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Field of large, glossy, dark green, Fraser fir Christmas trees

Selection and Care of Christmas Trees

This factsheet covers selecting the right Christmas tree for your needs, as well as caring …

7 days agoChristmas Tree Notes
Balled and burlapped Fraser fir and white pine trees.

Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

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trimming local green beans

Best Practices for Utilizing Local Food in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes

This publication provides practical tips on how to promote health eating by incorporating fresh, local …

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Figure 1. Cool-season vegetables can tolerate colder temperature

Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

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Nitrate in Drinking Water

This factsheet explains the problems related to nitrate in drinking water and how to prevent …

1/30/19
Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

1/29/19Household Pests
People work in a community food garden.

Master Gardener Volunteers and Community / Home Gardens

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses using community and …

1/29/19Local Foods
Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

1/25/19Household Pests