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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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What Is a High Tunnel

What is it? High tunnels are passively heated and ventilated, plastic-covered structures. In terms of environmental protection and control, they …

It's Time to Fertilize!

It is that time of year again! Hopefully, you have already started to fertilize your hay fields and pastures. …

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Small Farms AgriShop Series & Academy

Please see the attached flyer for the upcoming AgriShop/Academy Small Farm Production Workshops. Caswell County AgriShop Flyer Also, below is a …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

6 days ago

Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

2 weeks ago
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Mosquito Control for Rainwater Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses ways in which mosquitoes could become a problem for rainwater harvesting systems …

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The Economic Impact of North Carolina's Wild-Caught Commercial Seafood Industry

Factsheet summarizing the economic impact of North Carolina's wild-caught commercial seafood industry.

3/26/21

Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

3/25/21
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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
Figure 1. A conventional septic system.

Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

3/10/21SoilFacts
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Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

3/10/21SoilFacts