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Monthly Digest
August 2019

Ants are marching in line over a sandy surface
As fire ants continue to march across the Southeast, how can you tell if the little six-legged scavengers have set up shop in your yard? Read more.

The Sweetest Summertime Blues: N.C. Blueberries

It's not a secret that blueberries are a nutritious summertime treat, but did you know that they're grown across North Carolina?
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Controlling Fire Ants in Your Yard

We all know that fire ants are bad news, but how do you spot them? And what can you do to get rid of them?
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Five Essential Knives for Every Kitchen

You only need a few knives in the drawer to be a great cook. Homegrown cuts to the chase and shares the five essential knives for every kitchen!
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Kitchen Knife Essentials

Any way you slice it, naming all of the knives in the drawer can be a challenge. But that doesn't mean you're not cut out for the kitchen. We've compiled some clips that will sharpen your culinary skills in no time - go on, take a stab at it!
A set of kitchen knifes are laid out on a red cutting board with text overlay that reads: "What knives do you need?"
A woman with an apron on is preparing fresh vegetables and fruits on a kitchen counter with an iPad set up in the middle for guidance.
Use #NCStateHomegrown when sharing your best recipes or garden pics for a chance to be featured. We love seeing your work!
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