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Disaster Relief for Farmers

November has arrived, and with it comes the new time change, cooler weather (hopefully), and reminders of all we …

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Florence Lands Another Gut Punch

Hurricane Florence has left another memorable mark on our region with damage sustained from significant rain and wind over …

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Preparing for the Storm

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? You …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Figure 1. Rotary wing UAV in flight.

Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

13 hours ago

Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

This factsheet covers solar and wind energy tax implications for landowners, businesses, and government.

19 hours ago

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

2 weeks ago

Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

12/18/18SoilFacts
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 …

12/18/18
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

12/17/18Disaster Recovery
Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

12/7/18SoilFacts
Figure 1. Storage shed placed a sufficient distance from well.

Improving Storage and Handling of Pesticides

This question and answer worksheet for farmers explains best management practices for pesticide storage and …

12/7/18Farm*A*Syst