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Fire Ant Quarantine Area Expanding

Quarantine area for the imported fire ant expanding to include all of Davidson, Orange, and Vance Counties RALEIGH – The …

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Aquatic Weed Control Information

As air temperatures continue to rise, water temperatures are also rising, causing growth of plant species in ponds and …

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Local Food Guide!

This Local Food Guide is designed to make consumers aware of the benefits of buying and eating local food …

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For permeable pavements to remain permeable, their surface level must be freely draining, making clogging …

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Surface Outlets for Sediment Basins

Sediment basins are temporary stormwater pools that catch runoff so it can deposit some of …

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Investigate Before You Invest

This factsheet explains the steps to take when buying land where a septic system is …

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

4/29/19SoilFacts

Biomass Production of Biofumigant Cover Crops - 'Caliente' Mustard and Oilseed Radish

A new group of cover crops for winter and summer use include mustards, oilseed radishes …

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