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Cover photo for Ashe County PSA Hurricane Florence

Ashe County PSA Hurricane Florence

Ashe County PSA Hurricane Florence Spanish Translated Version Below (Version en Espanol abajo) Please DO NOT call 911 dispatch, the sheriff’s …

Cover photo for WPS Training, August 30, 2018

WPS Training, August 30, 2018

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center will offer Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Training on August 30, 2018, at the Agriculture Service …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

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

6 days agoSoilFacts
Figure 1. Storage shed placed a sufficient distance from well.

Improving Storage and Handling of Pesticides

This question and answer worksheet for farmers explains best management practices for pesticide storage and …

6 days agoFarm*A*Syst

Good Soil Management Helps Protect Groundwater

This publication discusses best practices management to prevent agricultural activities from contaminating groundwater. It covers …

11/1/18SoilFacts

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

10/23/18Disaster Recovery

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

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

10/18/18

Riparian Buffers and Controlled Drainage to Reduce Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

This technical bulletin discusses riparian buffers and controlled drainage as best practices to reduce nonpoint …

10/17/18
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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

10/10/18
Seeding machine

A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

Calibrating a seed drill before planting is an important task that can help to maximize …

9/26/18