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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 …

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A New Chapter

Seventeen years ago, Everett Davis introduced me as the newest Extension agent in the County; I was beginning my …

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Farm to Fork: Youth Edition

Have you or your family ever wondered where their favorite foods come from, or what makes their favorite dish …

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Summer Annuals

Tell me you live in North Carolina without telling me you live in North Carolina… I will go first! …

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Virtual AgriShops

Small farmers will have two opportunities to learn about new production practices and technologies, with Virtual Regional Small Farmer …

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Planting for Spring Forages

Join North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson and Wayne County Centers for a virtual presentation on spring forages. Joshua Baker …

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Horses and Mud

We have been experiencing a lot of rain, and more is predicted in the forecast. If you own a …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

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Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

This publication offers information on how to perform maintenance on irrigation equipment and store it …

7/6/22
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Let’s Work Together in Addressing Environmental and Societal Issues: Guide to Engaging Stakeholders and Communities

This publication is a guide for researchers, scholars, extension agents, government officials, and others interested …

7/5/22

Best Management Practices for Agricultural Nutrients

This factsheet for farmers describes ways to control the harmful effects of excess nutrients while …

6/10/22SoilFacts
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Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

5/27/22
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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

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).