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Q & A: Spring Flowers and Bats

Springtime brings a mix of questions to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center. I will share a couple …

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2019 Pesticide Collection Day!

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center will …

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Stormwater BMPs for Trout Waters

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Chemical Turbidity Control in Pumped Construction Site Water

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Mulch Options for Erosion Control on Construction Sites

This publication discusses important characteristics, application rates, costs, and appropriate use of loose mulch, erosion …

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Maintaining Permeable Pavements

For permeable pavements to remain permeable, their surface level must be freely draining, making clogging …

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Surface Outlets for Sediment Basins

Sediment basins are temporary stormwater pools that catch runoff so it can deposit some of …

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Investigate Before You Invest

This factsheet explains the steps to take when buying land where a septic system is …

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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 …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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