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The Grow Box

A program of Garden fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H and the JC …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Mosquito Control for Rainwater Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses ways in which mosquitoes could become a problem for rainwater harvesting systems …

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The Economic Impact of North Carolina's Wild-Caught Commercial Seafood Industry

Factsheet summarizing the economic impact of North Carolina's wild-caught commercial seafood industry.

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Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

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

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

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

3/10/21SoilFacts
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Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

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Nitrogen Fertility Management in Organic Tobacco Field Production

This publication provides recommendations for managing essential nutrient concentrations when growing organic tobacco in the …

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