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Gardening Classes Offered in Wilkes

Fall Gardening Classes at the Wilkes County Agricultural Center October 22, 2019 | 6-8 p.m. Starting your garden right: Introduction to Soils, Fertilizers, …

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Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings

Please join us for the 2018 Commercial Poultry Grower Meetings. Register here for the meeting you wish to attend. 3 hours …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Delineating Agriculture in the Neuse River Basin

In 2000 an agricultural survey of the Neuse River Basin was undertaken to obtain data …

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Accounting Method for Tracking Relative Changes in Agricultural Phosphorus Loading to the Tar-Pamlico River

The Tar-Pamlico Agricultural Rule requires the development of a methodology that accounts for phosphorus losses …

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The North Carolina Phosphorus Loss Assessment Tool (PLAT): A Guide for Technical Specialists

Phosphorus management is an important aspect of the USDA-NCRS nutrient management standard. Anyone applying animal …

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The North Carolina Phosphorus Loss Assessment Tool (PLAT)

Phosphorus management is an important aspect of the USDA-NCRS nutrient management standard. Anyone applying animal …

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Delineating Agriculture in the Tar-Pamlico River Basin

Under the Tar-Pam Rules, the Basin Oversight Committee (BOC) is tasked with submitting agricultural information …

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Delineating Agriculture in the Lake Jordan River Basin

Under the proposed Lake Jordan Rules, the Basin Oversight Committee (BOC) is tasked with submitting …

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Investigate Before You Invest

This factsheet explains the steps to take when buying land where a septic system is …

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