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Farming While Disabled

We are all born with certain abilities and limitations. I am fairly physically active but being the slender gentleman …

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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

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

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

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 …

2 weeks ago

Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

2 weeks ago

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2020 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

12/20/19

Disease Control

This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

12/18/19

Animal Damage Control

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

12/18/19

Plant Growth Regulators

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

12/18/19

Chemical Weed Control

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

12/18/19