Skip to main content

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

soil in hands

Gardening Classes Offered in Wilkes

Fall Gardening Classes at the Wilkes County Agricultural Center October 22, 2019 | 6-8 p.m. Starting your garden right: Introduction to Soils, Fertilizers, …

Cover photo for Fall 2019 FCS Newsletter

Fall 2019 FCS Newsletter

Upcoming Programs Pumpkin Patch at WCFM 10/19 Wilkes County Farmers Market is holding its annual pumpkin patch from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. …

4h grows here

Clover Camp Days 2019-2020

Clover Camp 2019-2020 In an effort to increase public school youth participation in 4–H, we are going to start offering Clover Camp on …

Cover photo for Preserving the Harvest Series

Preserving the Harvest Series

Are you interested in home food preservation but not sure where to start? N.C. Cooperative Extension of Wilkes County has …

kids cooking

Cooking Matters

Wilkes FCS is working with the Wilkes Community Partnership for Children to host a second Cooking Matters series for …

flip-flops

4-H Summer Adventures

The summer brochure is now available. 2019 Summer registration will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. …

Eating Seasonally and Locally

Eating Seasonally and Locally

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Eating Fresh, Local, Produce. Dr. Alice Ammerman, professor in the Gillings School’s Department of Nutrition has recently …

Cover photo for Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Figure 1. Kudzu bugs are found in 95 of North Carolina's 100 cou

Kudzu Bug - A Nuisance and Agricultural Pest

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology, behavior and control of the kudzu bug.

1 week agoHousehold Pests

Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Some spiders build funnel-shaped webs on the ground, n

Spiders in and Around Homes

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying spiders and how to control them indoors.

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

3 weeks ago

Extension Programming Models

This publication illustrates the NC State Extension Model for Program Planning and Evaluation for proactive …

9/6/19

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …

Snakes

This publication provides pictures and descriptions of snakes found in North Carolina.

8/23/19