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The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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Pesticide Collection Day - Nov. 12

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with Chatham County Cooperative Extension, will be offering …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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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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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Managing Drought on Nursery Crops

Drought has always caused nursery crop producers great concern. If irrigation water becomes limiting, growers …

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Using the PourThru Procedure for Checking EC and pH for Nursery Crops

Every nursery needs to have someone who routinely checks Electrical Conductivity (EC) also called soluble …

Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds

This publication discusses keeping mite pests at bay in worm beds for vermicomposting.

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Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

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Soil Testing and Interpretation of Results for Christmas Tree Plantations

This factsheet provides general guidelines for obtaining soil samples in Christmas tree fields, a summary …

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Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

8/22/19SoilFacts