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COVID-19 Resources for Families

Coronavirus, COVID-19, is of concern across North Carolina, the country, and the globe. To learn ways to keep you …

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4-H Summer Fun 2019

Martin County 4-H Summer Fun 2019 will be kicking off soon! 4-H Summer programming provides safe, supervised, educational opportunities …

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What Is Soil?

Many well-meaning gardeners plug away applying herbicide after herbicide on a relentless crop of weeds, or vegetable gardeners diligently …

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Planning the Perfect Garden

The cool weather has finally subsided and many of you may just be getting out and thinking about your …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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

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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

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Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

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Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

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