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2019 - NC's Warmest Year...so Far

It’s official. According to the blog posted by the North Carolina State University Climate Office, 2019 edged out 1990 …

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CCA Training, December 10-12

CCA_web form registration 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Johnston County will host the annual CCA training once again. Come and receive …

Keep the Repellent Handy

Although hurricane Dorian has come and gone for most of us, its rainfall has likely left standing water in …

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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 Service …

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 …

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Poultry Farm Biosecurity Field Manual / Manual de campo para la bioseguridad de granjas avícolas

This pocket-size bilingual field manual in English and Spanish summarizes recommended practices to prevent disease …

2 weeks ago

Wildland Fire Programming for Extension and Outreach Professionals

This publication serves as a resource for Extension and other outreach professionals who plan wildland …

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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 …

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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

Chart of movement of nitrogen through soil, plants, and air

Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

3/2/20SoilFacts

Agricultural Machinery Maintenance

This publication describes the major systems used in farm equipment and outlines basic maintenance procedures …

2/26/20

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

2/19/20