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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 …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20

Fire-Resistant Landscaping in North Carolina

If you live in a home or community that may be vulnerable to wildfires, this …

7/6/20

Calibrating Field Sprayers

This brochure covers the procedures and formulas for calibrating field sprayers.

6/23/20

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

6/17/20
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

5/15/20

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

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

4/22/20SoilFacts

Weight-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the weight-area method, one of the two methods in which solid or …