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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Ashe County PSA Hurricane Florence

Ashe County PSA Hurricane Florence Spanish Translated Version Below (Version en Espanol abajo) Please DO NOT call 911 dispatch, the sheriff’s …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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How to Send Specimens for Disease, Insect, and Weed Identification

This publication explains how and where to send specimens for disease, insect and weed identification.

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Health and Safety Impacts of Solar Photovoltaics

This paper addresses the potential health and safety impacts of solar photovoltaic development in North …

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Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

12/15/20
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Mid-Season Soybean Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

This Soybean Nutrient Deficiency Information factsheet describes the symptoms and management of nitrogen deficiency in …