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Herter-O'Neal Scholarship 2018

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) …

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2018 Northeastern NC Craft Workshop

Please click on the links below for class information and registration form: 2018 Craft Workshop Information 2018 NC Craft Workshop Registration …

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4-H Community Movie Night!

Join Washington County 4-H for a movie, popcorn and fun on October 27th at 6:30 p.m.! Bring your chairs and …

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Low Carb Cooking Camp

Wednesday, August 16th – Friday, August 18th 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Washington County Extension Office, …

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2017 Northeastern NC Craft Workshop

Tuesday, May 9th & Wednesday, May 10th 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Vernon James Research & Extension Center Click on the links …

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2017 Herter-O'Neal Scholarship

The Herter-O’Neal Scholarship is awarded each year to honor the work and dedication of Edith Herter and Frances O’Neal, …

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Northeastern NC Craft Workshop

May 10, 2016 & May 11, 2016 Location: Vernon James Research Center Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call our office at …

Spider Mite Outbreaks

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org Things are heating up and the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, thrives in hot dry weather. …

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Figure 1. Head louse.

Frequently Asked Questions About Head Lice

This factsheets offers questions and answers about head lice.

Drawing of the life cycle of head lice.

Biology and Control of Human Lice

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle of human lice and how to treat …

Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

2 weeks agoHousehold Pests
Illustration showing how plants stabilize stream banks

Options for Backyard Stream Repair

This publication discusses strategies and techniques for stabilizing stream banks where erosion is an issue.

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Figure 1. Southern devil scorpion, Vejovis carolinianus.

Scorpions in North Carolina

This factsheet covers the type of scorpions found in North Carolina and measures to take …

A food bank warehouse with boxes of produce.

Direct to Food Bank and Food Pantry Donations

This publication, part of the Farm to Food Bank Resource Guide, discusses food donations given …

7/20/18Local Foods
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.

Insect Repellent Products

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