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An Abundance of Fire Ants!

The wet weather we have had this summer and fall has really allowed imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta, to …

Grain Bin Dangers video screen

Understanding Grain Bin Hazards

Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

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 …

4 days agoSoilFacts
Figure 1. Storage shed placed a sufficient distance from well.

Improving Storage and Handling of Pesticides

This question and answer worksheet for farmers explains best management practices for pesticide storage and …

4 days agoFarm*A*Syst

Good Soil Management Helps Protect Groundwater

This publication discusses best practices management to prevent agricultural activities from contaminating groundwater. It covers …

11/1/18SoilFacts

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

10/23/18Disaster Recovery

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

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

10/18/18

Riparian Buffers and Controlled Drainage to Reduce Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

This technical bulletin discusses riparian buffers and controlled drainage as best practices to reduce nonpoint …

10/17/18
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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

10/10/18
Seeding machine

A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

Calibrating a seed drill before planting is an important task that can help to maximize …

9/26/18