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Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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V Pesticide Training Offered

A V training is scheduled on Monday, August 19, 2019, from 2–4 p.m. at the Caldwell County Agricultural Center …

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Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula (White)) is a new invasive insect that was first identified in Berks County in …

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V Pesticide Classes Offered

When: February 5, 2019, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. and February 26, 2019, from 1–3 p.m. Please call 828.757.1290 for more information. Where: N.C. …

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2019 Southern Farm Show Trip

The Southern Farm Show takes place at the NC State Fairgrounds each January. The show hosts key industry events …

Grain Bin Dangers video screen

Understanding Grain Bin Hazards

Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Service …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …

3 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).

Figure 1. Hose drag application unit (low-profile-type).

Hose-Drag Wastewater Equipment

Hose-drag-type equipment has gained popularity in recent years for land application of wastewater in North …

Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

8/14/19

The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

7/24/19

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

7/15/19

Ethanol and Two-Stroke Cycle Engines: Impacts of an Alternative Fuel in Small Engines

Because ethanol has different combustion characteristics than gasoline, some people suggest it will cause harm …

7/15/19