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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

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 …

4 days agoDisaster Recovery

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize …

4 days agoDisaster Recovery

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

4 days agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged …

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

This publication contains important information and safety tips regarding gasoline-powered generators to be used in …

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 …

2/26/19SoilFacts

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

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

2/20/19