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Alligatorweed Control With Thrips

Article adapted from Dr. Diana Rashash, Area Specialized Agent, Water Quality at Alligatorweed Thrips for Alligatorweed Control. There is a new …

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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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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

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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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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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

11/11/20
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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

11/9/20
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2. Composting

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

11/9/20
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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

10/14/20SoilFacts