Our society’s foundation is the family. North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides families with research-based answers to day-to-day challenges. Extension educators are ready with answers on controlling household insects, protecting well-water, managing family budgets, helping families improve their eating habits, and dealing with the issues related to early childhood, parenting and aging.
As hurricane Arthur is making its way out of North Carolina, make sure that you and your family stays safe in the wake of the storm. Avoid flooded areas until the waters recede. MORE »– from NC Disaster Information Center
As with any area, proper plant selection along our beaches and barrier islands is very important. A new publication, Native Plants for Coastal North Carolina Landscapes, has just been published. This informative booklet MORE »
Climate and weather: two very different things. The first is based on long-term trends; the second is what’s happening this week outside. People understand climate when it comes to December temperature differences between MORE »
The Onslow County office of Cooperative Extension annual rainbarrel sale begins April 12 and will continue while supply lasts. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade barrels come complete with screened inlet, brass faucet, and 1.5-inch MORE »