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The Great 4-H Scavenger Hunt

Staying home doesn’t mean there are no more adventures. Currituck and Pamlico County 4-H are …

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Soil Sampling for Gardeners

It is spring and many folks are beginning their annual gardening traditions. One important task that gardeners can perform …

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Backyard Composting

(Taken from the NC State Extension Publication “Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards”) What is Composting? Composting is the controlled …

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2020 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

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Redoximorphic Features for Identifying Aquic Conditions

This bulletin describes requirements for aquic conditions; shows how to identify and describe redoximorphic features …

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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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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

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