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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 …

Cover photo for 2019 Pesticide Collection Day!

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 …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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 …

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Illustration showing the water cycle

A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality

This publication discusses ways that gardeners can protect water quality and avoid runoff and soil …

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Figure 1. Effective discharge determination from sediment rating

Finding Bankfull Stage in North Carolina Streams

This River Course publication is part of a factsheet series developed to provide information and …

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Figure 1. Regular flushing using a flushing riser assembly

Critical Management Issues for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Although subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is in its infancy in North Carolina, it is becoming …

Figure 1. Media and disk filters used in SDI systems.

Design and Installation of SDI Systems in North Carolina

As a part of the humid Southeast, North Carolina’s climate, topography, soils, cropping systems, and …

Figure 1. Arrows point to the dripline.

Site Selection for SDI Systems in North Carolina

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is a relatively new system that may give North Carolina producers …

Fig. 1. Typical Components of Subsurface Drip Irrigation System.

SDI Considerations for North Carolina Growers and Producers

Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) is the practice of installing drip irrigation below the ground. SDI …

Strip-till equipment in field

Selecting a Strip-Till Rig

Selecting the right tool for a job is essential. When that tool is as important …

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