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Flooding and Animal Food Safety

Crops harvested from flooded land should be tested for contaminants, but unfortunately will typically be found unacceptable for feed …

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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

Good Soil Management Helps Protect Groundwater

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

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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
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 …

9/26/18SoilFacts
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A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

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

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

9/25/18