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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 …

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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 Soil, Water & Air

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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, …

1 day agoSoilFacts
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Soil Sampling Strategies for Site-Specific Field Management

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning soil sampling. Proper testing allows …

3 days agoSoilFacts
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

7 days agoSoilFacts
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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

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 …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts
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Alternative Synthetic Nitrogen Fertilizer Products for Row Crop Production

Nitrogen fertilizer products are being developed and marketed as having the potential to increase yields and …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

7/23/20
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The Impact of Excess Sediment on Bivalve Aquaculture

This factsheet discusses increased sediment deposits in bivalve aquaculture.

7/22/20