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Ideas for "No-Cook" Food Bags

NC State Extension Disaster Preparedness Publications If you need to put together “no-cook” bags of food, consider the following items. …

Evacuation Disaster Kit

Disaster Preparedness Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? …

Evacuating Safely

NC State Extension Disaster Preparedness Publications Before the Evacuation Has Been Announced Keep your radio on and listen to it. Figure out …

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Let's Make Strawberry Jam

A Strawberry Jam class will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd in the Inspected Community Kitchen of Caswell. Please …

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"Waist Watchers"

A weight loss and maintenance program designed for a healthier you!!! It is a program that will help you achieve …

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Nickels for Know-How Vote

Vote on November 1, 2016 here in the Caswell County Extension Center! Nickels for …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

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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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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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

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Life cycle of a chigger

Mites That "Bug" People

This Entomology Insect Note discusses different mite pests whose biting and bloodsucking behavior may cause …

Woolly alder aphids

Woolly Alder Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the woolly alder aphid, a …

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Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 95 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

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

10/6/19Household Pests

Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

10/1/19
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Spiders in and Around Homes

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