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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 …

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Cooking Matters

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

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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 …

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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 …

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Snakes

This publication provides information on snakes of North Carolina-- problems, description of damage and animals, …

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During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or …

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Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

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Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

Getting the Most from Your Tax Refund

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …

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Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

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Washing and Sanitizing Kitchen Items

This factsheet offers instructions for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen dishes, utensils, and cooking implements after …

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