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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 …

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Mandatory Paraquat Training

The N.C. Cooperative Extension, Hertford County Center will be offering mandatory paraquat training on: Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 9–11 a.m. Thursday, …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

5 days ago
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Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

2 weeks ago
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Calculating the Rate of Acidifiers to Lower the pH of North Carolina Soils

Plants differ in their tolerance to soil pH. This publication provides information on determining the …

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Planting Guide for Forage Crops in North Carolina

This planting guide provides the best available information about planting rates, depths, and stand evaluation …

9/3/20

Selecting Sites for Fraser Fir Production

This publication covers a full range of site factors that can help growers avoid Phytophthroa …

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Saltwater Intrusion in Agricultural Fields in Northeastern North Carolina and Potential Remediation Options

This publication discusses the effects of saltwater intrusion on soil fertility, how to identify issues …

8/21/20SoilFacts

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20
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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

8/12/20SoilFacts