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2018 Grassroots Leadership Conference

N.C. A&T State University Cooperative Extension is hosting it’s annual Grassroots Leadership Conference on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from …

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Annual Maternity Fair Coming Up!

Montgomery County’s annual maternity fair is coming up on Saturday, September 29th beginning at 10 a.m. at East Montgomery …

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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Longhorned Tick Discovered in NC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A new species of tick has found its way to North Carolina. Recent tick surveys sent to …

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Producing Tree Fruit for Home Use

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Figure 1. Southern devil scorpion, Vejovis carolinianus.

Scorpions in North Carolina

This factsheet covers the type of scorpions found in North Carolina and measures to take …

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

10/23/18Disaster Recovery
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Preventive Home Maintenance Check-Up

This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery

What Is the Difference Between a Sweetpotato and a Yam?

Several decades ago, when orange-fleshed sweet potatoes were introduced in the southern United States, producers …

What to Do If You Lose Your Job: Preparing for the Search

This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.