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Calibrating a No-Till Drill

The time to plant summer annual forages has arrived! Before planting, watch this quick video to learn how to …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

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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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National 8/11 Day

811 Day is an annual initiative led by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration …

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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Reducing Drift and Odor With Wastewater Application

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

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

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Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

This publication describes the best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment and keep nutrients and …

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Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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Mid-Season Soybean Molybdenum (Mo) Deficiency

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

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Mid-Season Soybean Potassium (K) Deficiency

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