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2021 NC 4-H Photo Contest

NC 4-H Photo Contest 2021

North Carolina 4-H Photo Contest The statewide annual contest highlights North Carolina 4-H’ers’ photographic achievements. The winning photos are then …

Cover photo for Compost Bin Discounts!

Compost Bin Discounts!

I have tried out two dozen types of compost bins at my Compost Learning Lab at NC State University and these …

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Sweetie Pie Recipe Challenge

For the love of pie, get your recipes out and rise to the Sweetie Pies Recipe Challenge. We are …

Senior Adult Activity Kits

Senior Adult Activity Kits

Looking for more ideas and enjoyable ways to spend your free time? Just as physical activity is important to keep …

Improving ventilation

Residential Ventilation

The CDC provides recommendations on improving ventilation in your home in order to reduce exposure to COVID-19. The most …

Spring into Fitness Challenge

Spring into Fitness Challenge

Why sign-up for the Spring into Fitness challenge? It gives a purpose to being more active and helps to …

Sponge Cake Picture

Retro Baking From 1955

Let’s take a trip back in time and look at what was being whipped up in the kitchen and …

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This short article describes using gutters to manage moisture around the home.

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This publication focuses on inspecting your home for potential mold and moisture issues.

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