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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 …

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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

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 …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

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

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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

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

12/18/19

Animal Damage Control

This publication explains control measures that can be taken due to animal damage of crops.

12/18/19

Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

12/18/19

Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

12/18/19