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The Disaster Handbook

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

Pesticides

Pesticide is a broad term when it comes to chemicals. Pesticides are broken down into many categories. For example, …

FieldWatch Program

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has recently partnered with FieldWatch. The purpose of this program is …

Resources for Managing Farm Finances

Questions occasionally come to our office as well as other local agricultural offices regarding financial assistance for farm operations. …

Understanding Financial Risk

Financial risk has three basic components: 1) the cost and availability of debt capital, 2) the ability to meet …

Know Your Production Costs

Management is a process in which information is the input and decisions are the output. Budgets provide information for farm …

Pesticide Disposal

The Sampson County Extension Center in cooperation with North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Pesticide Disposal Assistance …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

Combine Fire

The time for fall harvest is here. As with many farm hazards, those present in combine harvesting situations are …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

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

Figure 1. Hose drag application unit (low-profile-type).

Hose-Drag Wastewater Equipment

Hose-drag-type equipment has gained popularity in recent years for land application of wastewater in North …

Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

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The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

7/24/19

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

7/15/19

Ethanol and Two-Stroke Cycle Engines: Impacts of an Alternative Fuel in Small Engines

Because ethanol has different combustion characteristics than gasoline, some people suggest it will cause harm …

7/15/19

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

To apply restricted-use pesticides to agricultural commodities, you must be certified or be supervised by …

6/20/19
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

6/13/19Disaster Recovery