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The Power to Increase Farm Income!

The Empowering Mountain Food Systems (EMFS) program has launched in our region! We are part of N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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Plant Selection for Infiltrating Wet Ponds in North Carolina

This publication provides plant recommendations for infiltrating wet ponds constructed in areas with sandy soils. …

6 days agoUrban Waterways

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

7 days ago

Managing Lawns and Gardens to Protect Water Quality

The purposes of this factsheet are to identify several major pollutants that often originate in …

7 days agoSoilFacts
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Swale Terminology for Urban Stormwater Treatment

Although one of the most common stormwater control measures for managing roadway runoff, increased demand …

2 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

2 weeks ago

Hydraulic Ram Pumps

This publication covers information on hydraulic ram pumps and offers guidelines on installation and purchasing …

2 weeks ago

Poultry Litter Amendments

This fact sheet discusses different types of amendments that can be used to manage ammonia …

2 weeks ago
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Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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