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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 …

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 …

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Irrigation Management Strategies to Improve Water and Energy-Use Efficiencies

This publication discusses irrigation decisions that affect water and energy efficiencies.

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Figure 1. Rosgen stream classification levels.

Application of the Rosgen Stream Classification to North Carolina

Restoration of impaired streams begins with an understanding of the watershed’s current condition and stream …

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Stormwater wetlands are thriving ecosystems.

Stormwater Wetland Construction Guidance

Stormwater wetlands perform well in reducing peak flows and pollutant removal when properly designed and …

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Figure 1. Hydrologic cycle.

Natural Stream Processes

This publication provides information and describes technologies based on natural stream processes that can be …

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …

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Ethanol and Two-Stroke Cycle Engines: Impacts of an Alternative Fuel in Small Engines

Because ethanol has different combustion characteristics than gasoline, some people suggest it will cause harm …

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Muestrear el suelo cuidadosamente: la clave para obtener información confiable sobre el análisis de suelo

Esta publicación explica cómo obtener muestras de suelo representativas y cómo enviarlas para que las …

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Careful Soil Sampling—The Key to Reliable Soil Test Information

This publication explains how to obtain representative soil samples and to submit them for analysis. …

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