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Horse Pasture Renovations

Horses are a major part of our agriculture and tourism economy across our landscape. They are also an important …

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Drought Stressful on Livestock

The current drought conditions are placing a strain on livestock due to a lack of adequate nutritional forage and …

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Drought and Hay Alert

As drought continues and growing season has ended with first frost across our two counties of Jackson and Swain …

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What Is Avian Influenza?

Avian Influenza aka bird flu has finally made its way to the US this year and while it has missed …

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Avoid Hay Barn Fires

Hay making time is upon us, so it is time to not only think about harvesting, but also plans …

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Winter Care of Goats and Sheep

Winter weather is coming soon and feels like it is already here due to Hurricane Sandy’s arrival. There are …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

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

2 days 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 …

2 days agoDisaster Preparedness
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

Abbreviations

This publication lists abbreviations used in the North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual.

2/15/19

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

2/15/19

Animal Damage Control

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

2/15/19

Plant Growth Regulators

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

2/15/19