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Ground Pearls in the Summer

It may not be one of the largest insects in the world, but it’s also not the tiniest, however, …

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Happy 50th Earth Day

Happy 50th Anniversary to Earth Day! Don’t forget Earth Day during this time of social distancing. There are still things that you …

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Carolina Cherry Laurel

Carolina Cherry Laurel (Prunus caroliniana) is a beautiful native evergreen in the landscape. As a large shrub or small tree, …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Mosquito Control for Stormwater Facilities

This factsheet provides a review of strategies for designing and maintaining stormwater facilities to limit …

3 days agoUrban Waterways

Conserving Working Lands: A Land Legacy Workbook with Tools and Resources to Guide Your Conservation Planning Journey

Your land is valuable to you and your family. Protection and successful transition begins with …

4 days ago
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Soil Sampling for Precision Farming Systems

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning precision soil sampling. Proper testing …

6 days agoSoilFacts
Bar graphs comparing N plus P results with N only

Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer and Additives in North Carolina Soils: Use, Placement, and Plant Response

Phosphorus (P) is the second most important nutrient in crop production but is often found …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

This publication reviews bio-retention use, specifically the use of rain gardens, and describes design criteria.

3 weeks agoUrban Waterways
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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 …

5/26/20

Redoximorphic Features for Identifying Aquic Conditions

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

5/20/20
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, …

5/20/20SoilFacts