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Skillet Lasagna in Cast Iron Skillet

March Is Noodle Month

Pasta is a versatile pantry staple and often a family favorite. It sometimes has a reputation as being unhealthy. …

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March Is “Living Well” Month

N.C. Cooperative Extension helps North Carolina residents to “Live Well.” Raising kids, eating right, spending smart, living well is …

Box of chocolates

Do You Love Chocolate?

Currently grocery aisles are overflowing with Valentine’s candy. This means lots of chocolate everywhere. But chocolate isn’t a forbidden …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Notas sobre el cultivo de arándanos en Carolina del Norte

pH bajo. Tierra ácida con un pH de 5.0 o menos para arándanos altos (Vaccinium …

Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology, behavior and management of silverfish infestations.

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

This Entomology Insect Note offers information on how to identify and control earwigs in the …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

This Entomology Insect Note discusses the life cycle, habits, and control of springtails in the …

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

4/21/21Household Pests
Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

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

4/21/21Household Pests
Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

4/21/21Household Pests