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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 …

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Who Is Extension?

I am often asked in the community, “what do you do?” or “who do you work for?” When I …

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Sheep and Goat Parasite Control

With the onset of spring weather, producers should be thinking about worm populations and control methods in their sheep …

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Practicing Roadway Safety Pays

Overall, we have experienced a cold and wet winter thus far, despite a few warm days, leaving many anticipating …

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Become a Certified Safe Farm Today!

Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries in the world. Working with heavy equipment, live animals, and various other …

Help at Your Fingertips

Robeson County residents have the expertise of all of the nation’s land-grant universities at their fingertips thanks to a …

The Deal With GMOs

By: Michelle Shooter Extension Area Livestock Agent N.C. Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet,” Abraham …

Avian Influenza (H7n9) Update

By: James Parsons Extension Area Specialized Agent N.C. Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center I am sure most of you have heard about …

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
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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

2 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 …

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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