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Respirator Fit Testing Event

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Randolph County, in partnership with the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute, is holding a respirator fit testing …

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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 Service …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Hard Hose Traveler Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for determining irrigated acreage for hard hose traveler irrigation systems …

Load-Area Method Spreader System

This publication explains the load-area method, one of the two methods in which semi-solid animal …

Weight-Area Method Spreader System

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

Center Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for field calibration of center pivot and linear move irrigation …

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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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 …

Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).