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Cattle Fly Control

Spring is here! We are finally starting to see some warm weather, sunshine, and green pastures. Spring and summer …

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Food Safety Hits the Farm

Foodborne illnesses cost the USA more than $15 billion a year, according to the latest United States Department of …

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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 …

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Cleaning Out Old Pesticides

Hopefully, the potential for winter weather to return has diminished, giving way to the buds and blooms of spring’s …

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Are You Ready for the Second Half?

Hopefully, some of you reading this may recall a previous article I wrote briefing you on recent Environmental Protection …

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CERCLA Update / Winter Weeds

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – YES, really. Where has 2017 gone? There is one thing for …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

1 week agoDisaster Recovery

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize …

1 week agoDisaster Recovery

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

1 week agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged …

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

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

2/26/19SoilFacts

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

This brochure goes over calibration guidelines for backpack or knapsack sprayers.

2/20/19