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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 …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

1 week ago

Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

2 weeks ago

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

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

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

12/20/19

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

12/18/19

Animal Damage Control

This publication explains control measures that can be taken due to animal damage of crops.

12/18/19

Plant Growth Regulators

This publication explains plant growth regulators for a variety of crops.

12/18/19

Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

12/18/19