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Fermentation Workshop

FERMENT ON! Have you ever wanted to learn to ferment foods? In this five-week series, we will demonstrate and share …

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Family Table Time

I think we’d all agree that communication is the most important trait in any relationship – especially in families. …

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Food Preservation Made Easy!

FOOD PRESERVATION MADE EASY! A FOUR WEEK *IN PERSON* FREE HANDS-ON FOOD PRESERVATION SERIES Learn about canning or just brush up …

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Ferment On!

Sue Estridge, Extension Agent Family and Consumer Sciences ~ Yancey and Madison Counties Have you ever wanted to learn to Ferment …

EYFP Spring Flyer 2021

Join Us This Spring!

A free meal, new games and activities for your family, developing communication skills, exploring personality traits, making new friends, …

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Figure 1. Silverfish.

Silverfish and Firebrats

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

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Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

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

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Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

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

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Figure 1. Springtail.

Springtails

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

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Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

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

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Drain fly adult

Drain Flies

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

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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 …

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Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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