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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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Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

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Calculating the Rate of Acidifiers to Lower the pH of North Carolina Soils

Plants differ in their tolerance to soil pH. This publication provides information on determining the …

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Planting Guide for Forage Crops in North Carolina

This planting guide provides the best available information about planting rates, depths, and stand evaluation …

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Selecting Sites for Fraser Fir Production

This publication covers a full range of site factors that can help growers avoid Phytophthroa …

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Saltwater Intrusion in Agricultural Fields in Northeastern North Carolina and Potential Remediation Options

This publication discusses the effects of saltwater intrusion on soil fertility, how to identify issues …

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Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

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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, …

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Soil Sampling Strategies for Site-Specific Field Management

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning soil sampling. Proper testing allows …

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