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USDA Harmonized GAP Workshops

USDA Harmonized GAP Standard Workshops 8:30 a.m.–2:45 p.m. CFSA and the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service have partnered to deliver a workshop that …

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Firewise Landscaping Workshop

Is your Home and Community Firewise The Fire Wise Program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and …

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NC Agritunity 2019

Feb. 9, 2019 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Free Educational Conference and Trade Show for Small and Beginning Farmers Iredell Cooperative Extension 444 Bristol Dr. Statesville, …

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2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

Garden, Lawn & Landscape Q & A

It has been another busy season in the garden, lawn, and landscape of Catawba County. We have had some …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

To apply restricted-use pesticides to agricultural commodities, you must be certified or be supervised by …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize …

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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 …

2 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

3 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged …

3 weeks agoDisaster Recovery

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 …

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