Disaster Communications Digest
NC State Extension

Free Well Water Testing Kits Available by Request

FROM NC Disaster Information Center - Sep 21, 2018 06:31 am 

 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) is offering free well water test kits to citizens that suspect their well has been flooded or otherwise co … Continue Reading
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H-2A Provisions – Contract Impossibility

FROM NC Disaster Information Center - Sep 20, 2018 09:41 pm 

 In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the U.S. Department of Labor – Wage and Hour Division (WHD) stands ready to assist Growers/H-2A Labor Contractor’s (H-2ALC’s) and … Continue Reading
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Important Disaster Programs for Pasture-Based Livestock Farmers

FROM NC Disaster Information Center - Sep 20, 2018 02:41 pm 

 Producers incurring losses of livestock and damage to fences, pastures, hay and feed as a result of Hurricane Florence need to use photos and maps to document the nature and e … Continue Reading
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Disaster Declaration County List

FROM NC Disaster Information Center - Sep 20, 2018 11:01 am 

 At the time of publishing, the NC Department of Public Safety lists the following counties as having been granted a disaster declaration or having a declaration in process. To … Continue Reading
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NCFB President Discusses Storm Aftermath, Farmers’ Resilience

FROM Integrated Pest Management - Sep 20, 2018 10:29 am 

 John Hart | Sep 17, 2018 | Southeast FarmPress Hurricane Florence could not have come at a worse time for North Carolina agriculture. “We are in the middle of harvest seas … Continue Reading
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Remember Safety First During Storm Debris Cleanup

FROM Integrated Pest Management - Sep 20, 2018 10:25 am 

 –Brian R. Haines, N.C. Forest Service | 9/18/2018 RALEIGH, N.C.– Hurricane Florence has resulted in damaged and downed trees and branches. The N.C. Forest Service is encou … Continue Reading
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Mass Mortality Composting

FROM Animal Waste Management - Sep 20, 2018 06:32 pm 

  NCDA&CS is moving forward with mortality management, regardless of FEMA’s assistance. The Department has been diligently working to sign contracts and putting procedur … Continue Reading
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Dealing With Storm Damage in the Landscape

FROM Gardening - Sep 20, 2018 07:07 am 

  Heavy Rains and Strong Winds have resulted in storm damage to trees across the state. Learn how to assess the damage and make decision on what to keep, what to remove now, an … Continue Reading
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Flood Damage to Forest Stands

FROM Extension Forestry - Sep 20, 2018 07:43 am 

 The flooding that has resulted from Hurricane Florence in much of North Carolina may have significant impact on forested land in the state. There are several factors to consid … Continue Reading
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Visit the Hurricane Florence Daily Digest Archive

More to read:

Soybean Considerations Following Hurricane Florence
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Offers Landowner Assistance
Salvaging Photographs After a Flood
The Effects of Late-Season Storm Damage to Flue-Cured Tobacco
Hurricane Florence Update From NCDA&CS (9/18/18)
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