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It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food

When folks get sick after a picnic, people often blame the potato salad. Or the chicken salad. Or whatever other side dish was made with mayonnaise. But that’s usually not the culprit, says food safety expert Ben Chapman.

Med Month Celebrates Mediterranean Diet, Lifestyle

Join NC State Extension in celebrating the Med way of eating and living during Med Month, or International Mediterranean Diet Month.

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Science to Scoops: Behind-the-Scenes with NC State’s Dairy Enterprise System

Join Gary Cartwright as he introduces the one-of-a-kind Dairy Enterprise System at NC State, including an inside scoop on the university's Howling Cow brand of ice cream and treats.

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How Much Fertilizer Should I Use for My Lawn?

Watch as Matt Martin, NC State Extension turfgrass specialist, demonstrates some basic tools you can use at home to determine how much fertilizer is needed for your lawn.

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Choosing Cool or Warm Season Grass for Your Lawn

Why is my neighbor's lawn flourishing in the winter while my lawn turns brown? Join Matt Martin, NC State Extension turfgrass specialist, to learn about the benefits of both cool and warm weather turfs, and how to care for them.

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Sawflies on Roses

For the past several weeks I have noticed damage to the leaves of my roses. Each year this happens and …

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"Raining" in Mosquitoes

Recent heavy rains and flooding across many areas of the state will create many breeding areas for mosquitoes. While …

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