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Firewise Workshop

Are you ready for a wildfire? The Firewise program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages …

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Honey Bee Swarms

Honey bees often swarm in the spring and early summer when their population increases rapidly and conditions inside the …

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

The biennial Alexander County Household Hazardous Waste Day will take place Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the County Administration …

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2019 Small Plant Sale

Each year we sell plants to support the different local programs that we provide to the county. Below is …

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Preserving the Harvest Series

Check out an upcoming series of classes Der Holcomb, Extension Agent, Family, & Consumer Science will be offering: For more …

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

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Mold Testing

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

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Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

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Snakes

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

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Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

Learn how to get the most out of your tax refund by developing a plan. …

8/22/19Smart Money Tips

Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster

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

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 …

8/14/19