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2019 - NC's Warmest Year...so Far

It’s official. According to the blog posted by the North Carolina State University Climate Office, 2019 edged out 1990 …

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Spiders... Big Spiders... Oh My!

Eastern NC is home to two quite large spiders: the black and yellow garden spider (Argiope aurantia) and the …

Swine Transportation & Hunting Laws

Swine Transportation: The law now requires that swine transported on North Carolina highways have “official identification approved by the State …

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Divide Those Daylilies!

If you haven’t divided your daylilies in the past four years, then now is the time to do so. …

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CCA Training, December 10-12

CCA_web form registration 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Johnston County will host the annual CCA training once again. Come and receive …

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Rain Barrels!

Rain barrels are currently available at the Onslow office of N.C. Cooperative Extension. These roughly 50-gallon food-grade rain barrels come …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Figure 1. Example A volume formula.

Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for …

3 days agoSoilFacts
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Soils and Water Quality

North Carolina has an abundant supply of clean water, a resource vital to our high …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts
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Selecting a Strip-Till Rig

Selecting the right tool for a job is essential. When that tool is as important …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts
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Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

3 weeks ago
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

3/4/20SoilFacts

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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

3/4/20
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Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20