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Home Composting Video Series

This video series is meant to be a fun way of sharing information on home composting with families looking …

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2019 Agriculture Awareness Field Day

On October 8 and 9 the N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center and McDowell Agricultural Youth Foundation hosted their …

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2019 Lake James Clean Up

N.C. Cooperative Extension-McDowell County Center Keep McDowell Beautiful program will be coordinating the annual Lake James clean up on Saturday, …

Cover photo for Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Marion East Walkabout & Clean Up

Who: Marion East Neighbors What: Neighbors inviting neighbors to visit the forum meetings & picking up litter When: Saturday, November 17, …

Cover photo for Lake James Clean Up 2018

Lake James Clean Up 2018

The N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Keep McDowell Beautiful program will be coordinating the annual Lake James Clean Up on Saturday …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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 …

14 hours 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 …

2 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 …

4 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 …

1 week agoSoilFacts

Designing Rain Gardens (Bio-Retention Areas)

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

2 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