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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Hurricane Preparedness

With Hurricane Isaias approaching the Carolinas and expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, here is a …

Virtual Workshops

Extension Extended

Be sure to check out the Extension Extended series offered by N.C. A&T State University this month! These virtual workshops …

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USDA Requesting PPE Information

The USDA is asking all producers in the agricultural field to fill out a spreadsheet regarding the required PPE …

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Essential Agricultural Employee Waiver

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) and the North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture have produced …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

3 days ago
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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

4 days ago

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

4 days ago

Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

4 days ago

How to Send Specimens for Disease, Insect, and Weed Identification

This publication explains how and where to send specimens for disease, insect and weed identification.

4 days ago

Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

12/15/20

Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

12/15/20
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Mid-Season Soybean Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of nitrogen deficiency in …