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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 …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

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

Calibrating Field Sprayers

This brochure covers the procedures and formulas for calibrating field sprayers.

6/23/20

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

6/17/20
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

5/15/20

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

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

Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

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

4/22/20SoilFacts

Weight-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the weight-area method, one of the two methods in which solid or …