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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 …

Cover photo for Respirator Fit Testing

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 …

Cover photo for Respirator Fit Test - March 20, 2018

Respirator Fit Test - March 20, 2018

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center and the AgroMedicine Institute will host a respirator fit test certification …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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 …

2/26/19SoilFacts

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

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

2/20/19

Abbreviations

This publication lists abbreviations used in the North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual.

2/15/19

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

2/15/19

Animal Damage Control

This publication explains control measures that can be taken due to animal damage of crops.

2/15/19

Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

2/15/19

Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

2/15/19