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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 …

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2020 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

5 days ago

Redoximorphic Features for Identifying Aquic Conditions

This bulletin describes requirements for aquic conditions; shows how to identify and describe redoximorphic features …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Traveling gun irrigation system.

Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

2 weeks 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 …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Maintenance of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds

This publication presents maintenance guidelines for stormwater wetlands and wet ponds, two stormwater practices that …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Permeable Pavement: Research Update and Design Implications

As the use of permeable pavement increases in North Carolina, practitioners can look to research …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Poultry Litter as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

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