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Cover photo for 2018 Conservation Stewardship Award

2018 Conservation Stewardship Award

2018 Franklin County Conservation Stewardship Award This year’s award will be presented at the Annual Farm City Luncheon on Friday, …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Grazing Practices: A Review of the Literature

This technical bulletin reviews earlier research that evaluates the influence of grazing livestock, primarily beef …

3 days ago

Riparian Buffers and Controlled Drainage to Reduce Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

This technical bulletin discusses riparian buffers and controlled drainage as best practices to reduce nonpoint …

3 days ago
The initial symptoms of B deficiency

Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

Water Quality and Professional Lawn Care

Lawns are ecosystems that impact surface and groundwater systems. The grasses found in lawns clean …

9/27/18
Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

9/26/18SoilFacts
Seeding machine

A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

Calibrating a seed drill before planting is an important task that can help to maximize …

9/26/18
Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

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

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

9/25/18