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Thinking About Selling Timber?

Many farms in Franklin County are diverse…that is, they have many types of income producing enterprises such as livestock, …

Be Careful With Phosphorus

The middle number in the bag of 10-10-10 fertilizer you buy for your garden indicates the percentage of phosphorus …

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Container Gardening

Container gardening is more popular than ever. Edibles can be grown in containers in a variety of outdoor spaces. …

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Streams Need Shade

As summer fades into fall in central North Carolina the weather can still be hot. On a hot day …

Natural Mosquito Control

2014 is turning out to be a good year for mosquitoes. Warm weather and occasional heavy rain allow for …

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What's Bugging You?

Not All Insects Should “Bug” You Gardeners normally wage what seems a never-ending battle with insects, mites and other so-called …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for …

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Soils and Water Quality

North Carolina has an abundant supply of clean water, a resource vital to our high …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts
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Selecting a Strip-Till Rig

Selecting the right tool for a job is essential. When that tool is as important …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts
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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, …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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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 …

3/4/20SoilFacts

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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

3/4/20
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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20