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Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Figure 1. The Outer Banks (blue) and Inner Banks (green) of Nort

Coastal Hazards and Tourism: Exploring Outer Banks Visitors’ Responses to Storm-Related Impacts

This publication discusses the impacts of coastal hazards on the tourism industry of North Carolina's …

5/3/18
3-compartment compost bin

2. Composting

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

5/2/18
ideal soil poor space

1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

5/2/18
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 …

5/2/18

Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

This publication describes the best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment and keep nutrients and …

Figure 1. A conventional septic system.

Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

4/18/18SoilFacts
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

4/18/18SoilFacts