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Pesticide Collection Day

Free Old/Unused Pesticide Collection Day Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or …

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Plastic Mulch Layer Demonstration

A Plastic Mulch Layer is now available for rent to residents of Franklin, Warren, Granville, and Vance counties through …

Fumigant License Training

Fumigant License Training (Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every …

Certified Safe Farm Program

CROP NEWS Certified Safe Farm Program Are you interested in: fewer injuries…better health…fewer lost work days…lower health costs…for yourself, your family …

Twinning in Cattle

The late fall and early winter is the predominate calving season for many Franklin County beef producers. Those producers …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

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

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

Chemical Weed Control

This publication covers chemical weed control and weed response to a variety of crops.

2/15/19