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Brunswick County Newcomer's Packet

Gardening in Coastal North Carolina can be a challenge for new and experienced gardeners alike. The Brunswick County Newcomer’s …

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2018 NC Catch Summit Coming Soon

Brunswick Catch will host a conference about North Carolina fisheries and opportunities for our seafood economy March 12th and 13th. The …

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Summer Canning Classes!

Interested in learning how to preserve your fresh summer veggies? Whether you grow them at home or you buy …

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March Is National Sauce Month

March is National Sauce Month so we are encouraging friendly competitions! Sauces are a great way to add extra …

Flood Buckets

Help is still needed in North Carolina Counties affected by Hurricane Matthew and the flooding that followed. Brunswick County …

April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

runswick County Cooperative Extension and Brunswick County Department of Social Services are acknowledging Child Abuse Prevention Month for April …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

3 weeks agoDisaster Recovery
Clean debris from gutters regularly.

Preventive Home Maintenance Check-Up

This publication offers a simple guide to home maintenance and includes an inspection checklist.

When the Power Is Out - When to Save Refrigerated Food and When to Throw It Out

This factsheet offers information on which refrigerated foods to discard when the power is out …

10/10/18Disaster Recovery

What Is the Difference Between a Sweetpotato and a Yam?

Several decades ago, when orange-fleshed sweet potatoes were introduced in the southern United States, producers …

What to Do If You Lose Your Job: Preparing for the Search

This factsheet offers information on what to do if you lose your job.

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Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

9/26/18SoilFacts
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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

9/26/18
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Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

This Entomology Insect Note addresses mosquito biology and how to control mosquitoes around homes and …