Feature Stories

Green and growing

North Carolina’s Cooperative Extension Service at 100—Part 3

FFA Summer Camp

White Lake, 1945

The Buzz on Our Bees

How I learned to get along with honeybees

A seed that grew deep roots

North Carolina’s Cooperative Extension Service at 100—Part 1

Window film Q & A

Uses include minimizing cooling costs, cutting glare, creating privacy, reflecting heat inside and more

Thinking of Replacing Your Windows?

Use this decision-making tree

A Brighter Future

Electric cooperative delegates look at how partnerships help communities prosper.

Metal roofing

Metal roofing can cool your energy expenses and last longer than traditional roofing

Hiring an energy contractor

Before you make home improvements for energy efficiency, get a professional energy audit

Rare Horses

North Carolina farms are preserving the heritage and beauty of these breeds

Power Up!

North Carolina’s Cooperative Extension Service at 100—Part 2

Well water is your responsibility

If you rely on a well or spring for your water, you should have it tested yearly

Seal it up

Looking for leaks and sealing them pays off in energy cost savings

Energy-saving HVAC systems

Climate, costs, and technology matter in choosing among the options