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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, …

Grain Bin Dangers video screen

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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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A …

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Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm results in water damage to pesticide containers …

Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

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

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 …

Figure 1. A typical hot-water heating system.

Getting into Hot Water: A Practical Guide to Hot-Water Heating Systems

This publication provides the operator of a hot-water heating system with important basic information about …

8/14/19

The North Carolina Winegrape Grower’s Guide

The grape and wine industry in North Carolina is now worth in excess of $30 …

7/24/19

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

7/15/19