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Respirator Fit Testing Day

Respirator Fit Testing Day will be on February 21, 2020, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference …

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Strangles Outbreak

PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCEMENT! From Polaris Equine Mobile Veterinary Clinic There is a confirmed Strangles outbreak within the Polaris Equine service area. …

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Pesticide Recertification Classes

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center will be conducting two courses for pesticide applicators needing the V – Safety Credit …

The Disaster Handbook

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

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2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Freehand (dimethenamid-p + pendimethalin).