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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 Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest

Annual Somethin' Pumpkin Cooking Contest

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Dallas Park – Dallas, NC Over the past several years, Somethin’ Pumpkin has become a family-centered event which carries …

Cover photo for Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm season is here! A lot of people panic when they see bees. They assume “swarm” means “attack” or …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Weight-Area Method Spreader System

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

Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

This powerpoint presentation offers information on how to perform maintenance on irrigation equipment and store …

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Wildland Fire Programming for Extension and Outreach Professionals

This publication serves as a resource for Extension and other outreach professionals who plan wildland …

1 week ago

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

2 weeks ago

Poultry Farm Biosecurity Field Manual / Manual de campo para la bioseguridad de granjas avícolas

This pocket-size bilingual field manual in English and Spanish summarizes recommended practices to prevent disease …

3/18/20
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

3/10/20
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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

Chart of movement of nitrogen through soil, plants, and air

Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts