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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

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2020 Sod Producers' Report for North Carolina

This publication reports the results of an annual survey of sod growers in North Carolina …

7 days ago

Redoximorphic Features for Identifying Aquic Conditions

This bulletin describes requirements for aquic conditions; shows how to identify and describe redoximorphic features …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Traveling gun irrigation system.

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
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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 …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Maintenance of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds

This publication presents maintenance guidelines for stormwater wetlands and wet ponds, two stormwater practices that …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Permeable Pavement: Research Update and Design Implications

As the use of permeable pavement increases in North Carolina, practitioners can look to research …

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways

Poultry Litter as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts