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 The Leopold Education Project

The Leopold Education Project

Increasing urbanization, growing use of electronic devices and other indirect ways of experiencing our natural environment increasingly disconnects us …

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 …

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

Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

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

3 days ago

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

1 week ago
Figure 1. Diagram of exchangeable acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming for Agricultural Soils

Nearly all North Carolina soils are naturally acidic and need lime, which neutralizes the acidity, …

1 week agoSoilFacts
Figure A. Upland buffer or incised stream or ditch channel with

Agricultural Riparian Buffers

This publication describes some basic concepts of hydrology and explains how water moves through or …

1 week agoSoilFacts

Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

1 week ago

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

2 weeks ago

Tree Fall Liability: Who Is Responsible for Property Damage?

This brief factsheet covers factors that assign liability for property damage due to tree fall …

Storms wash fecal coliforms into coastal waters.

Nowcasting and Forecasting Coliform Bacteria Contamination in Coastal Systems

This publication discusses the challenges of accurately testing for fecal coliform bacteria in coastal waters. …

4/25/22