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Farmland Preservation Grants Available

Farmland Preservation grants available through N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Application deadline is December 13, 2019 RALEIGH – Starting …

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Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

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Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

Ethanol is an alternative fuel source that can be produced domestically from renewable materials. Learn …

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2014 Wheat Variety Performance and Recommendations

This publication summarizes recommendations based on wheat variety tests conducted in North Carolina in 2012-13 …

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Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

This online publication describes how cover crops affect the soil, how to establish cover crops, …

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2014 Soil Conditioners, Additives, and Plant Growth Regulator Tests

This publication covers soil conditioners, amendments, additives, and plant growth regulators during six trials that …

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Delineating Agriculture in the High Rock Lake Watershed

Under the proposed High Rock Lake Rules, the Basin Oversight Committee (BOC) is tasked with …


Pumping Plant Performance

This publication discusses the causes of poor irrigation system performance. Some of these causes can …


Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

This publication provides a step-by-step description of how to use the gravimetric method to calibrate …