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Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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3-compartment compost bin

2. Composting

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

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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How to Send Specimens for Disease, Insect, and Weed Identification

This publication explains how and where to send specimens for disease, insect and weed identification.

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Deep Soil Sampling for Nutrient Management

Soil samples that determine lime and fertilizer needs of crops routinely come from the top …

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A photo of farm equipment traffic causing soil compaction.

Managing Equipment Traffic to Limit Soil Compaction

Most soil compaction from equipment traffic occurs where tires contact soil during the first pass …

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Figure 1. Water content of soil from field capacity

Soil Management Can Maximize Water Availability

This publication discusses water capacity, soil's effect on water availability, and proper soil management to …

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