Farming and forestry are among the most hazardous occupations, exposing workers to a variety of health and safety risks, ranging from chemical exposure to accidents associated with heavy machinery. Through training programs, publications in English and Spanish, and more, North Carolina Cooperative Extension provides farm and forestry workers, pesticide applicators and their families with the knowledge to improve health and safety.
The Fall 2016 Pesticide School Schedule is now available for registrants who are seeking initial licensing in one or more pesticide subcategories. To register for a school, go to one of the links below. MORE »– from Pesticide Safety
The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and staff, find out about the latest research, extension and teaching as well MORE »– from Gardening
The Health and Safety Festival for Farm Workers and their Families held on Saturday 27 June was a Success! About 100 people participated in the days activites which included: puppet shows for kids, MORE »