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Register Now for 4-H Summer Fun!

Every year we offer a variety of low-cost summer camps that help youth develop important life skills. This summer …

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Support Durham County Today!

Today, Wednesday, March 24, 2021, we are celebrating North Carolina State University’s annual Day of Giving! Durham County friends …

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Chai- Just Like Auntie Made It

If you didn’t watch last week’s Gardening & Grub: All things Food with Cheralyn Berry, you missed learning all …

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Parents Need Wellness Too!

These are tough times- and especially tough for parents! Dealing with running a household, working, and supporting your kids …

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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 …

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Septic System Owner's Guide

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

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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
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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 …