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Keep the Repellent Handy

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

Cover photo for Pesticide Collection Day

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 …

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

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).

Figure 1. Hose drag application unit (low-profile-type).

Hose-Drag Wastewater Equipment

Hose-drag-type equipment has gained popularity in recent years for land application of wastewater in North …

Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

8/14/19

The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

7/24/19

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

7/15/19