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Understanding Grain Bin Hazards

Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent …

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Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

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

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Riparian Buffers and Controlled Drainage to Reduce Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

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A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

Calibrating a seed drill before planting is an important task that can help to maximize …

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2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Handling and Cleaning up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

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Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

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