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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 …

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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 …

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

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This publication covers disease control in a variety of crops.

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Animal Damage Control

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

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Plant Growth Regulators

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

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