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Farm Transition Tactics

William Hamilton is a 15-year veteran dealing with farmland in North Carolina, specializing in a wide array of issues …

Keep Your Thanksgiving Meal Safe

Many people enjoy a traditional dinner during the holiday season. Each Thanksgiving, more than 46 million turkeys are prepared …

Visiting You-Pick-It Operations

Davidson County is operating under Governor Cooper’s executive order to “stay-at-home” unless you are visiting essential businesses, such as …

Food Safety in Power Outages

Food Safety in Power Outages A power outage may occur during a seasonal storm and keeping food safe can be …

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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

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

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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 …

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

Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

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Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

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Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …

11/4/20

Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.