Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

sunsetting upon a farmer and his field

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 …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …

Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

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

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests