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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 …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Figure 1. Rotary wing UAV in flight.

Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

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Solar and Wind Energy Development Opportunities: Tax Implications

This factsheet covers solar and wind energy tax implications for landowners, businesses, and government.

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Protecting People and the Environment When Using Pesticides

This publication, chapter 11 of the 2019 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, describes some measures that …

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Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

12/18/18SoilFacts
Varroa mite

Disease Management and Guidelines for the Honey Bee

It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only …

12/18/18
Pesticides on work clothing and protective gloves

Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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

12/17/18Disaster Recovery
Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

12/7/18SoilFacts
Figure 1. Storage shed placed a sufficient distance from well.

Improving Storage and Handling of Pesticides

This question and answer worksheet for farmers explains best management practices for pesticide storage and …

12/7/18Farm*A*Syst