Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

Soil, Water & Air

en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲
Cover photo for Happy 100 Years!

Happy 100 Years!

Some things get better with age. We believe it’s true as we kick off the celebration for the North …

Cover photo for The Power to Increase Farm Income!

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 …

Extension Master Gardener volunteer program flyer

Upcoming 2019 Master Gardener Program

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Service is now taking applications for participation in the 2019 Jackson – Swain Master Gardener℠ …

North Carolina Beaver

Beavers

As the season begins to change so will the livelihood of our wildlife neighbors. One of our county residents is …

Cover photo for March is Living Well Month

March is Living Well Month

As spring is arriving and March is “Living Well” month, keep in mind the good practices of “Raising Kids, …

Cover photo for Dead Leaves on Native Rhododendrons

Dead Leaves on Native Rhododendrons

Recently, a few homeowners and landscapers in the higher elevations are seeing large patches of rhododendrons and mountain laurel …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Small corn plants growing up through yellowed hairy vetch

Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

4 days agoSoilFacts

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

8/25/21

Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

This publication describes the best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment and keep nutrients and …

Water Quality and Professional Lawn Care

Lawns are ecosystems that impact surface and groundwater systems. The grasses found in lawns clean …

8/4/21
Person in field with miscanthus growing above head height

Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

This publication discusses the environmental benefits of planting miscanthus — a tall, perennial grass — …

7/28/21
Photo of raised beds in a neighborhood.

Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

7/28/21SoilFacts
ideal soil poor space

1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

7/21/21
Four figures with differing colors represent lake water quality

Supporting Cyanobacterial Bloom Monitoring with Satellite Imagery

This publication provides an overview of how satellite remote sensing can be used to help …

7/19/21