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Health Coverage Enrollment Event

There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Monday, November 25, 3 to 6 p.m. in …

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2019 Agriculture Awareness Field Day

On October 8 and 9 the N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center and McDowell Agricultural Youth Foundation hosted their …

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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Southern Farm Show

N.C. Cooperative Extension-McDowell County Center will be traveling to Raleigh to check out the latest in agriculture equipment technology. The …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Using Planted Habitat on Farms To Increase Insect Biological Control

This special topic has three components: Part 1. Using Beneficial Insect Habitat on the Farm: …

Cover Crops for Organic Farms

Cover crops are pivotal parts of every organic farmer’s management scheme. They are crucial to …

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Recordkeeping Form for the USDA Restricted-Use Pesticides Regulation and the Worker Protection Standard

Use this form to maintain records of pesticide applications in compliance with the USDA Restricted-Use …

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Organic Livestock Production and Marketing

Passage of the the National Organic Program’s final rule in 2001 marked the beginning of …

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Soil Fertility on Organic Farms

Throughout this manual we have discussed how organic farmers strive to build healthy soil in …

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Soil Quality Considerations for Organic Farmers

In our drive to meet the food and fiber needs of ever-increasing populations, we are …

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Figure 1. Hose drag application unit (low-profile-type).

Hose-Drag Wastewater Equipment

Hose-drag-type equipment has gained popularity in recent years for land application of wastewater in North …

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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