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Compost Bin Discounts!

I have tried out two dozen types of compost bins at my Compost Learning Lab at NC State University and these …

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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 …

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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 …

ALERT: Herbicide Carryover

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

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