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Lunch & Learn : Farmers' Market 101

April 30, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. Cost $5 Wilkes County Agricultural Center Farmers’ Markets offer a variety of fresh, locally-produced fruits, vegetables, …

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ATV Safety on the Farm

When all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) first appeared in the United States in the 1970s, they were promoted and sold as …

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Share the Road!

The agricultural industry is the largest employer in Wilkes County and North Carolina. Motorists traveling Wilkes County’s rural roads …

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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

Purchasing a Back-Up Generator for the Farm

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

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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