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Farmer Appreciation Dinner

The 21st Annual Farmer Appreciation Dinner will be held Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 6–9 p.m. at South Stokes …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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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 …

Quarterly Newsletter Is Here!

The Winter 2013 Quarterly Newsletter is now available! Click on the link below to access it! Winter 2013 …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Chapter 9: Soil Management

This chapter from the North Carolina Organic Commodities Production Guide discusses the organic standards for …

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Understanding Climate, Planning, and Response Terms Within the Forestry Context

New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …

1 week ago

Leaching Fraction: A Tool to Schedule Irrigation for Container-Grown Nursery Crops

Monitoring leachate can be a helpful tool to successfully schedule irrigation and avoid the inefficiencies …

1 week ago

Stormwater BMPs for Trout Waters

Stormwater heated by pavement and rooftop materials can affect aquatic ecosystems in streams, especially coldwater …

6/4/19Urban Waterways
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Chemical Turbidity Control in Pumped Construction Site Water

This publication describes methods to reduce turbidity and suspended solids in water being pumped into …

5/31/19SoilFacts
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Mulch Options for Erosion Control on Construction Sites

This publication discusses important characteristics, application rates, costs, and appropriate use of loose mulch, erosion …

5/20/19SoilFacts

Maintaining Permeable Pavements

For permeable pavements to remain permeable, their surface level must be freely draining, making clogging …

5/20/19Urban Waterways
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Surface Outlets for Sediment Basins

Sediment basins are temporary stormwater pools that catch runoff so it can deposit some of …

5/2/19SoilFacts