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Recycle & Reuse

So you’re looking for a new washer and dryer. You plan on getting the best Energy Star certified appliances …

Save Energy, Save Money

Save Energy, Save Money It’s that time of the year again, sky high temperatures, and energy bills to match. There’s …

Phantom of the ...Electricity?

Phantom of the…Electricity? While away at work or sleeping, do you ever think about the appliances or electronic gadgets you …

Aging With Gusto!

She woke up one morning, arose from her bed, looked in the mirror and said, “Who is that old …

Girls Are Leaders Too

Have you heard about the girl who dreamed of flying around the world? Or how about the seventeen year …

The Peaceful Family

Article: The Peaceful Family What does a peaceful home look like, feel like, and sound like? Is it a …

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.

10/23/18Disaster 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.

Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

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

Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

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

Figure 1. Mosquito life cycle.

Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities

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