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What's in Your Air?

With colder temperatures outside families are closing up their homes and staying inside more. You now have a cozy …

A Refreshing Summer Treat

While there is no such thing as the perfect fruit, a crisp, juicy slice of watermelon on a hot …

Radon in Your Home

Radon is once again in the headlines and just this past week, I heard several radio commercials related to …

Farmers Feed Us All

As our society becomes more urban, fewer Americans ever see the connection between the food they eat, the clothing …

Cover photo for ECA Celebrates 100 Years!

ECA Celebrates 100 Years!

In 1913, Jane McKimmon organized home demonstration clubs in rural North Carolina as a way for women to learn …

Cover photo for ECA 25 and 50 Year Memberships

ECA 25 and 50 Year Memberships

Angela Jenkins, of the Lemon Springs Extension and Community Assocation receives congratulations from Wanda Denning, State ECA President, and …

Tips for a Safe Halloween

The familiar fall chill is back in the air and we’re starting to see the pumpkins, ghosts, monsters, and …

Back to School Success

I know many of the young folks out there may not want to hear it, but summer break is …

Having a Meal Plan Is Key

It’s five o’clock on a busy Monday evening and the kids are running circles around you asking, “what’s for …

It's Time to Can!

It’s time for you to start gathering your supplies and making preparations for canning the vegetables from your garden …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Farm to Early Care and Education Local Food Purchasing Guide

There are many different ways to buy local food, and this guide provides information that …

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Your Baby and You, Months 7-9

This publication discusses healthy eating during your third trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 1-3

This publication discusses healthy eating during your first trimester of pregnancy.

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Your Baby and You, Months 4-6

This publication discusses healthy eating during your second trimester of pregnancy.

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Active Aging: Making the Most Out of Life

This brief publication is intended to give you research-based information about positive possibilities for the …

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Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged …

1 week agoDisaster Recovery

Container Garden Planting Calendar for Edibles in the Piedmont

This publication offers a guide to growing edible plants year-round in containers. Includes planting and …

3 weeks ago

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

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