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Grazing Practices: A Review of the Literature

This technical bulletin reviews earlier research that evaluates the influence of grazing livestock, primarily beef …

5 days ago

Riparian Buffers and Controlled Drainage to Reduce Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution

This technical bulletin discusses riparian buffers and controlled drainage as best practices to reduce nonpoint …

5 days ago
The initial symptoms of B deficiency

Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

Water Quality and Professional Lawn Care

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

9/27/18
Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

9/26/18SoilFacts
Seeding machine

A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

Calibrating a seed drill before planting is an important task that can help to maximize …

9/26/18
Backyard composting bin

What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

9/25/18