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Lomax Field Day

Pest pressure is a prominent issue on organic and sustainable farms. Join us at the 4th Annual Lomax Field …

Southern Farm Show 2019

The Southern Farm Show begins January 30th and runs through February 1st at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. …

Lomax Farm Field Day

Lomax Farm Field Day will be held on May 22nd from 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon at 3445 Atando …

Cover photo for 2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

COME JOINT US!!! FARM CITY BANQUET Thursday, September 24th will be the date. At the Union County Agricultural Services & Conference Center 3230 …

Cattle 101 Management School

Beef Cattle 101 is designed for new or aspiring cattle farmers in and around Anson County. For more information click …

GAP Workshops

Registration is open for the two-part GAP’s workshop on December 1 and December 8, 2014 in Union County. These workshops are for …

Cover photo for Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #1

Farm Fresh Ventures Newsletter #1

People worldwide are re-discovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

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 …

7 days ago

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

Ethanol and Two-Stroke Cycle Engines: Impacts of an Alternative Fuel in Small Engines

Because ethanol has different combustion characteristics than gasoline, some people suggest it will cause harm …

7/15/19

Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

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

6/20/19
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 …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

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

6/13/19Disaster Recovery