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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 …

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Cattlemen's Meeting, August 28, 2018

When: August 28, 2018, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Where: Hard Rock Beef Cattle, 4613 Hickory Nut Ridge Road, Granite Falls, NC 28630 Register online …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

7 days ago

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

7 days ago

Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

2 weeks ago

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

3 weeks ago
Varroa mite

Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

1/27/20

Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

1/13/20

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

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

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

12/20/19