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Cover photo for Wasps at Porch Lights

Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

African Swine Fever

African Swine Fever Closer to US Borders

Dominican Republic Confirmed Positive for African Swine Fever WASHINGTON, D.C., July 28, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today …

Cover photo for Small Farms Week 2021

Small Farms Week 2021

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s annual tribute to small-scale agriculture will be held March 21–27, 2021, and …

Asian Giant Hornets

Some really great links available on Asian Giant Hornets: NC State University Asian Giant Hornet Info N.C. Department of Agriculture and …

Cover photo for Backyard Poultry Webinar

Backyard Poultry Webinar

Backyard poultry flocks have gained tremendous popularity in recent years. Many folks have come to enjoy fresh eggs each …

Cover photo for Small Ruminant Webinar

Small Ruminant Webinar

We are holding a Small Ruminant program from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020. The Program will be …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2022 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

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Maintenance and Off-Season Storage of Irrigation Equipment

This powerpoint presentation offers information on how to perform maintenance on irrigation equipment and store …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

12/9/21
A live, small tan/yellow phorid fly

Phorid Flies

Phorid flies are small flies that breed in moist, decaying organic matter and can be …

11/18/21

Stormwater Management for Coastal Homeowners

This question and answer worksheet will help coastal homeowners focus on potential problems with the …

11/18/21Coast*A*Syst

Deciding How to Structure Your Business

This publication provides basic information about the forms of business organizations (corporations, partnerships, etc.) available …

10/6/21
Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

This factsheet shares some statistics about the H-2A visa program in North Carolina.

9/8/21