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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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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

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

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Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize …

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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 …

4 days agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged …

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

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