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Video on Setting Up a Worm Bin

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage is a new video in the Homegrown From NC State Extension News series. In …

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage is an extension fact sheet that was authored by Rhonda Sherman and first published …

wheelbarrel of yardwaste

Over 100 Items Can Be Composted at Home

What CAN be Composted in a Home Composting Bin? Over 100 Items! Autumn leaves, twigs, yard trimmings Grass clippings Vegetables and their …

Cover photo for NC State's 18th Vermiculture Conference

NC State's 18th Vermiculture Conference

NC State’s Vermiculture Conference is the only annual training about earthworm farming and mid-to-large-scale vermicomposting in the world. This …

ALERT: Herbicide Carryover

HERBICIDE CARRYOVER IN HAY, MANURE, COMPOST, AND GRASS CLIPPINGS: Caution to Hay Producers, Livestock Owners, Farmers, and Home Gardeners. Certain …

Cover photo for Teaching Vermicomposting in South America

Teaching Vermicomposting in South America

Rhonda Sherman, Horticultural Science Extension Specialist, traveled to Guyana South America through the sponsorship of Partners of the Americas and …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Photo of fritillary butterfly

Hummingbirds and Butterflies

This publication describes how you can transform your backyard into an area that welcomes nectar-seekers, …

5 days agoWorking With Wildlife

Tomatoes for Processing in Eastern North Carolina

The per-capita consumption of processed tomatoes has increased steadily in recent years. This has been …

Bulb Onions

The onion is a cool season crop that will withstand moderate freezes. It may be …

Summer Cover Crops

There is growing interest in the use of short-season summer annual legumes or grasses as …

Pole Bean Production

Pole beans are grown commercially in the mountain counties and, on a limited scale, in …

Figure 1. Full-grown bagworm in its protective camouflage.

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

Figure 1. Nest box.

Woodland Wildlife Nest Boxes

This publication provides information on constructing and placing artificial nesting boxes to attract birds and …

1 week agoWorking With Wildlife
Photo of distant deer in a field near forest edge

White-Tailed Deer

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the white-tailed …

1 week agoWorking With Wildlife