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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 …

22 hours agoDisaster 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 …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts
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 …

2 weeks agoFarm*A*Syst

Good Soil Management Helps Protect Groundwater

This publication discusses best practices management to prevent agricultural activities from contaminating groundwater. It covers …

11/1/18SoilFacts

After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

10/23/18Disaster Recovery

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer

This brochure goes over calibration guidelines for backpack or knapsack sprayers.

10/18/18

Riparian Buffers and Controlled Drainage to Reduce Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

This technical bulletin discusses riparian buffers and controlled drainage as best practices to reduce nonpoint …

10/17/18
Figure 1

What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

10/10/18