Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging.
The season has arrived when people tend to clean out our closets and attics and sell off their treasures to those interested in buying. The ‘secondary market’ (yard sales, thrift stores, consignment sales MORE »
Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, a new volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community MORE »
The Annual Heritage Quilt show is scheduled to open on Thursday, October 10 at 1:00 p.m. at the Johnston County Agricultural Center. Members of the Johnston County Extension & Community Association, Jo Co MORE »
NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE North Carolina State University * College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Department of Entomology * Box 7613 * Raleigh, NC 27695 NORTH CAROLINA PEST NEWS Volume 28, Number MORE »
Spring rain in many parts of the state coupled with warmer temperatures are likely to trigger some termite swarms. Dr. Michael Waldvogel, NCSU Extension Entomologist states, “Termite swarms that occur outdoors are just MORE »
Jo Co Quilters donated forty-five lap blankets to Community and Senior Services for recipients of home-delivered meals. The lap blankets have been made over the past year from materials donated by the quilters MORE »
PEST ALERT December 20, 2012 From: Steve Frank, Extension Entomologist Uninvited Holiday Guests: Part 1 Christmas trees like other crops have many pests that feed on them. Also like other crops, they are MORE »