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Figure 1. General relationship between soil pH and acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming: Basic Information for Farmers and Gardeners

An introduction to soil acidity and liming for farmers and gardeners to increase crop income …

2 days agoSoilFacts
Figure 1. Soybean growth in a salt water-impacted field in Hyde

Effects of Wind-Induced Sodium Salts on Soils in Coastal Agricultural Fields

This publication provides information on the impacts wind-driven events have on the soil fertility. Salt …

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Urban Stormwater Structural BMPs

This publication will review a number of the structural Best Management Practices (BMPs) that can …

3 days ago
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 …

7 days agoSoilFacts
Figure 1. Storage shed placed a sufficient distance from well.

Improving Storage and Handling of Pesticides

This question and answer worksheet for farmers explains best management practices for pesticide storage and …

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Figure 1. Southwest damage on an Asian pear trunk

North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

1 week ago
Figure 1. NLEW diagram.

Agricultural Nitrogen Accounting in Nutrient Impaired and Regulated River Basins: The Nitrogen Loss Estimation Worksheet Tool

This publication discusses how the Nitrogen Loss Estimation Worksheet Tool can be used to account …

1 week agoSoilFacts
Figure 1. Map of long-term tillage and cropping trials located a

Soil Health: What Does it Mean in North Carolina?

This publication compares the Haney and Cornell soil health tests on three long-term trials. It …