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Caswell County Food Drive

According to a study conducted by Feeding America…there are nearly 4,000 Caswell County citizens facing food insecurity on a …

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Holiday Food Gifting Pointers

The holidays are a time when many of us are busy in our kitchens preparing homemade food gifts to …

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Dining With Diabetes

November is Diabetes awareness month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that nearly 1.6 million Americans have diabetes, …

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Dining With Diabetes

Family and Consumer Sciences agents from Caswell, Chatham, Orange, Randolph, and Rowan Counties have teamed together to bring you …

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Pecan Scab Disease

Pecan Scab Disease More than likely, the black spots you see on pecan leaves and shucks are due to pecan …

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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …

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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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Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

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

3/10/21SoilFacts
Septic system layout.

Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

3/10/21SoilFacts
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Fungus Gnats Indoors

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

2/25/21Household Pests
Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

2/24/21Urban Waterways

Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …

11/11/20