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Help for Your Holiday Budget

With the holiday season quickly approaching, families are starting to plan for all the traditions, foods, pictures, travel, and …

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Taco Thursday Local Food Demo

Taco Tuesday is “all the rage” right now but why limit the taco craze to Tuesdays? To help you …

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2019 Youth Livestock Show

The 2019 Montgomery County 4-H and Farm Bureau Youth Livestock Show was held on Saturday, August 24 at the …

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Bacon Peach Panini Local Food Demo

On Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., N.C. Cooperative Extension agents will be at the Farmer’s Market …

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Wildlife Magazine Photo Competition

The 15th Annual Wildlife In North Carolina Magazine Photo Competition is now underway. According to the NC Wildlife Commission’s website, …

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All About Animals Summer Adventure

On Friday, July 12, 2019, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Montgomery County hosted the All About Animals Summer Adventure program …

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Is Debt Weighing You Down?

Is debt weighing you down and limiting the funds you have to spend on other priorities? Have you ever …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

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Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

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

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Mold Testing

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

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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.


Extension Programming Models

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


Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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


This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.