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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 2020

Feb. 8, 2020 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. …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Wildland Fire Programming for Extension and Outreach Professionals

This publication serves as a resource for Extension and other outreach professionals who plan wildland …

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Good Agricultural Practices Fresh Produce Safety Plan for Field Practices

This document was developed in workshops with North Carolina growers to provide a framework for …

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Poultry Farm Biosecurity Field Manual / Manual de campo para la bioseguridad de granjas avícolas

This pocket-size bilingual field manual in English and Spanish summarizes recommended practices to prevent disease …

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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 …

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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

Chart of movement of nitrogen through soil, plants, and air

Nitrogen Management and Water Quality

This factsheet describes the effect of fertilizer nitrogen on water quality and the environment. It …

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Agricultural Machinery Maintenance

This publication describes the major systems used in farm equipment and outlines basic maintenance procedures …

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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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