Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Home & Family

en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
Cover photo for International Cuisine Cooking Camp

International Cuisine Cooking Camp

A recipe for a fun-filled day that’s all about healthy foods, healthy lives, and exercise! N.C. Cooperative Extension in Vance County …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday...

Whip It Up Wednesday...

Grilled Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa Set the stage for a delicious plate with this healthy fish taco and peach salsa …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

Taking dinner or lunch to another level by topping off a flank steak with cantaloupe. Check out this Flank Steak …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday


Cover photo for Creamy Blueberry Shake

Creamy Blueberry Shake

There’s nothing like a quick and easy refreshing blueberry shake to start your weekend! This purple concoction is blended …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday

Whip It Up Wednesday

Baked Oatmeal Breakfast with Blueberries… This recipe makes for a great brunch when you have guests, or as one of …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday...

Whip It Up Wednesday...

Blueberry Coffee Cake…Perfect for the “Grab-‘n-Go” Breakfast For the month of June EFNEP is celebrating blueberries! Fresh berries work well, …

Cover photo for Vance County 4-H Summer Adventure

Vance County 4-H Summer Adventure

We are excited to have summer activities for you this year. As 4-H, we value youth development through hands-on …

Cover photo for Whip It Up Wednesday...

Whip It Up Wednesday...

EGG SALAD…WITH SIMPLE INGREDIENTS For May, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Educational Program (EFNEP) is highlighting salads. Our mission is …

Recent Publications related to Home & Family

Removing Mold from Household Items

This publication provides recommendations for removing mold from most household items.

Mold Growth on Ceiling Tiles

Preventing Mold in Your Home

This publication discusses how to prevent mold growth in the home environment.

gutters clogged with leaves

Moisture Control and Prevention: Gutter Management

This short article describes using gutters to manage moisture around the home.


Probando si su casa tiene radón

El radón es un gas inodoro, incoloro, radiactivo que ocurre naturalmente el cual se encuentra …


Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.


Mold and Moisture Checklist

This publication focuses on inspecting your home for potential mold and moisture issues.

Map showing BMSB detections by county in NC.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (North Carolina)

Brown marmorated stink bug description, life history, damage, and control.


Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …