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Hi, How Are You?

I am in awe of COVID-19 and how it has impacted the entire world. I have never been witness …

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Pastures and Spray Rates

To help combat weedy pastures farmers often rely on pesticides. Pesticides have proven to be an effective tool in …

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Paraquat Requirements

Paraquat is a common herbicide used in the United States. Products that contain paraquat as an active ingredient include Gramoxone, …

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What Is Solar?

This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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Figure 1. Farm locations of study participants.

North Carolina Women’s Success in Agritourism: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

This publication presents the results of interviews with women in agritourism across North Carolina. It …

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Graph of H-2A positions certified in NC 2016-2021

The H-2A Visa Program in North Carolina

The H-2A visa program is growing rapidly in North Carolina. The number of positions certified …

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After the Flood: Inspect, Purge, and Disinfect Your Well

This factsheet offers instruction on what to do with your well after a flood.

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Figure 1. A conventional septic system.

Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

5/26/21SoilFacts
Septic system layout.

Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

5/26/21SoilFacts