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Swarm Season Is Here!

Swarm season is here! A lot of people panic when they see bees. They assume “swarm” means “attack” or …

Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop

Hello Everyone, Please see information below on the Novel Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop. Early bird registration for the workshop ends …

National Radon Action Month - January 2019

Did You Know? Radon is: an odorless, colorless, tasteless and naturally-occurring radioactive gas. produced through natural decay of uranium found in most …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Organizing a Community Recycling Program

This publication outlines key elements that local governments should consider when planning, implementing, publicizing and …

Figure 1. Hose drag application unit (low-profile-type).

Hose-Drag Wastewater Equipment

Hose-drag-type equipment has gained popularity in recent years for land application of wastewater in North …

Figure 1. Map of long-term tillage and cropping trials located a

Soil Health: What Does it Mean in North Carolina?

This publication compares the Haney and Cornell soil health tests on three long-term trials. It …

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Illustration showing the water cycle

A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality

This publication discusses ways that gardeners can protect water quality and avoid runoff and soil …

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