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Big Challenge With an Easy Solution

As the pesticide coordinator for Robeson County, I frequently receive questions about how to dispose of unwanted pesticide products. …

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Don't Forget the Basics

I write this article as we celebrate National Ag Day (March 22) in the United States. I think about …

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Small Farms Week

HELP US BRING A MEAL TO LOCAL FAMILIES Our goal is to provide ONE complete meal to at least TEN …

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Hpai

I’m sure you have heard talk or concern about Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), sometimes called the avian flu …

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Muscadine Culture and Pruning Workshop

Topics covered during this workshop will include trellising, training, and pruning vines; recommended varieties and cultivars; fertilization recommendations; and …

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Pruning: What, When, Why, and How

This is an interactive workshop addressing the science of pruning, including the what, when, why, and how. The proper …

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2022 Beginner Beekeeper School

School Topics: Introduction to Beekeeping Benefits of Beekeeping Life Inside the Honeybee Hive Apprehensions and Decisions Basic Equipment for Beekeepers Obtaining and Installing Honeybees Opening the …

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Animal Waste Operators

UPCOMING CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES The end of the year is fast approaching. As you know, Animal Waste Management Operators must …

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Dry Lots in Winter

With fall and winter here, this is the perfect time to talk about dry lots and what they can …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

This powerpoint presentation offers information on how to perform maintenance on irrigation equipment and store …

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Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

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Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

4/21/22

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

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

The Last Will and Testament: A Primer

This short article provides a basic overview of wills, their drafting and utility in disposition …

Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

3/23/22

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …

Limited Liability Companies: Steps in Formation

This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.