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The Gift of William

6/29/2021 – If we had an NC FarmLink flag, it would fly at half-mast this week to honor William …

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4-H Forestry Education Day

Has your family been spending more time outdoors during the pandemic? Would you like to learn to identify some …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Forsyth 4-H Plant Sale

2021 FORSYTH COUNTY 4-H PLANT SALE Forsyth County 4-H is taking pre-orders for their annual 4-H Plant Sale now through …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

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

3 days ago
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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 …

5 days ago

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 …

1 week agoUrban Waterways
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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 …

3 weeks ago

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, …

6/14/21SoilFacts