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Controlling Carbs

Carbs are an important energy source, but it’s easy to consume too much, and many carbohydrate sources have little …

Med Instead of Meds

Did you know that two-thirds of chronic diseases can be prevented by lifestyle changes, specifically diet and exercise? This …

Before Bed - Smart Snacks

Sometimes, hunger strikes at night. You’re in the middle of a Netflix binge, and your stomach starts to rumble. …

Pork: The Other White Meat

I typically preach about consuming fruits and vegetables and the importance of incorporating other food groups around these nutrient-rich …

Faithful Families Program

Are you a leader at your church or religious organization? Do you enjoy having programs for your congregation? Is …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 89 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.

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Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

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Furniture piled in front of house after flood

Dealing With Snakes After a Storm

This publication offers tips to deal with snakes, both indoors and outdoors, during the recovery …

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter …

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

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National Flood Insurance Programs

This publication offers some information about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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