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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 …

Cover photo for 2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

A County Fair-style festival, complete with judging of vegetables, eggs, and flowers; agricultural demos; craft vendors; food vendors and …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

2 weeks ago

Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

2 weeks ago
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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts

Life Cycle Assessment: Description and Methodology

This publication reviews methodology for environmental impact assessment and describes an example.

11/21/19

Carbon Accounting: Description and Methodology

This publication discusses issues related to global climate change and the process of carbon accounting.

11/21/19

Ground Water in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Provinces of North Carolina

Ground water is one of our most important natural resources, as over half of the …

11/21/19