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turkeys

High Path Avian Influenza

Two additional turkey farms test positive for High Path Avian Influenza; discovered in the increased surveillance zone RALEIGH – Two …

Minda Daughtry

Extension Office Has New Horticulture Agent!

Article written by: Jessica Webb, The Smoky Mountain Times editor@thesmokymountaintimes.com The first thing Minda Daughtry, the new horticulture agent for the …

Planting flowers

Take the Gardening Survey!

Swain County Gardener Needs Assessment The following survey is an easy to answer questionnaire that you can complete in less …

Extension's role in the 1918 pandemic

County Extension is Here to Help

According to the 1918 home demonstration annual report, the agents and volunteers addressed the pandemic in 55 counties. A …

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Orange Hard Hose Traveler (trailer with large hose reel).

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This factsheet for farmers describes ways to control the harmful effects of excess nutrients while …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

5/27/22
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

5/9/22

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

4/21/22

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

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