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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 …

Stanly County Hay Directory

Hay Directory Attached is the Stanly County Hay Directory. The directory will be updated periodically, so if you would like …

Urgent Pesticide Updates

Online Pesticide Credit Classes Recently, N.C. Department Agriculture and Consumer Services has coordinated with NC State Extension to provide opportunities …

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Spring Learning to Grow Series 2020

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center is excited to offer the Spring 2020 Learning to Grow Series! This series …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

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2. Composting

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

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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

10/14/20SoilFacts