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Jumping Worms

Matt Bertone, the director of NC State University’s Plant Disease and Insect Clinic, just published an Extension factsheet about …

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The Gift of William

6/29/2021 – If we had an NC FarmLink flag, it would fly at half-mast this week to honor William …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

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Monthly Drought Projections

For more information and a map of the affected areas, please visit NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center’s U.S. Monthly Drought …

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Dig Deeper With Us! Series is back!

Extension Master Gardener℠ volunteers of Orange County are pleased to continue it’s ‘Dig Deeper with Us!’ lecture series When: Tentatively …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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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, …

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

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Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

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

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Water Quality and Professional Lawn Care

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

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Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

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