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Hi, How Are You?

I am in awe of COVID-19 and how it has impacted the entire world. I have never been witness …

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Pastures and Spray Rates

To help combat weedy pastures farmers often rely on pesticides. Pesticides have proven to be an effective tool in …

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Paraquat Requirements

Paraquat is a common herbicide used in the United States. Products that contain paraquat as an active ingredient include Gramoxone, …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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Pesticide Collection Day

When: May 1, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640 For …

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Respirator Fit Testing

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Family Central (626 Ashe Central School Road, Jefferson, NC) The OSHA questionnaire and …

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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

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Solar Generation Property Taxation

This factsheet covers personal property tax evaluation for solar equipment on farms.

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Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

This factsheet covers solar and wind energy tax implications for landowners, businesses, and government.

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Threshold Issues for Landowner Solar Leasing

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

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

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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

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

6/17/20