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New Year, New Tools for Success

We’ve all seen the statistics. One quick internet search produces several articles toting a very specific, and often discouraging, …

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Saving Milk

One of my favorite childhood movies was Heidi. There are many versions but I’ve only seen the one made …

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Pressure Canner Lid Testing

Free pressure canner lid testing by appointment only. Please call 336-846-5850 to make an …

Tomatoes From Above

Simple Tomato Sauce

Looking for an easy, freezer friendly recipe? Here’s one you can use to preserve tomatoes from your garden. Watch …

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Keeping Food Safe to Eat at Home

Foodborne illness is nearly 100 percent preventable if food is handled safely from the time it …


Pickle and Pickle Product Problems

This guide lists the problems that can arise in making sweet gherkin pickles and describes …

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Thawing Food Safely

This factsheet describes how to safely thaw frozen foods.

11/11/20For Safety's Sake

Toilet Learning

This publication describes how to recognize a child's readiness for toilet learning and how parents …


Tips on Dealing With Stress

This publication offers tips on dealing with stress.

Expressing Feelings

Expressing feelings can lead to improved interpersonal relationships.

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Selection and Care of Living Christmas Trees

One of the more enjoyable Christmas traditions is to replant a living Christmas tree into …

Model flow chart: identify issues, plan, deliver, evaluate

Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …