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Should I Kill Spiders in My Home? An Entomologist Explains Why Not To

In this article from The Conversation, Matt Bertone, an Extension associate in entomology, explains why it's best to squash the urge to squash spiders in your home.

Outreach Grows Next-Generation Leaders for Agriculture and Life Sciences

Two programs in NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences illustrate the creative, compelling ways that CALS faculty members get kids excited about agriculture and biosciences.

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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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