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Video on Setting Up a Worm Bin

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage is a new video in the Homegrown From NC State Extension News series. In …

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage is an extension fact sheet that was authored by Rhonda Sherman and first published …

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Over 100 Items Can Be Composted at Home

What CAN be Composted in a Home Composting Bin? Over 100 Items! Autumn leaves, twigs, yard trimmings Grass clippings Vegetables and their …

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Helping Your Family Prepare Before a Disaster

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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter …

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Hurricane Preparedness

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At Your Door Step: A Family Factsheet on Outdoor Play and Learning

Right at your doorstep may be many of the answers to the social, educational, and …

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Helping Your Teen With Homework

Getting involved in your teen's homework routine can help your teen develop discipline and problem-solving …

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Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

Helping Children Cope With Stress

This publication describes how children cope with stress and summarizes practices that parents can use …

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