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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Lea el Informe a la Comunidad 2020

El Centro de Durham de Extensión Cooperativa de Carolina del Norte desea compartir nuestro Informe a la Comunidad del …

Guidance on Using Surplus Milk

In this article, you’ll find information about ways you can use surplus milk on your farm and additional guidance …

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

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Supporting Cyanobacterial Bloom Monitoring with Satellite Imagery

This publication provides an overview of how satellite remote sensing can be used to help …

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Water Quality of Rooftop Runoff: Implications for Residential Water Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses the presence of various pollutants in rooftop runoff and establishes some general …

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A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

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Home Composting with Earthworms

Earthworms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

6/30/21

Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

6/30/21
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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

6/17/21
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Reducing Drift and Odor With Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

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