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Calculating the Rate of Acidifiers to Lower the pH of North Carolina Soils

Plants differ in their tolerance to soil pH. This publication provides information on determining the …

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Planting Guide for Forage Crops in North Carolina

This planting guide provides the best available information about planting rates, depths, and stand evaluation …

2 weeks ago

Selecting Sites for Fraser Fir Production

This publication covers a full range of site factors that can help growers avoid Phytophthroa …

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Saltwater Intrusion in Agricultural Fields in Northeastern North Carolina and Potential Remediation Options

This publication discusses the effects of saltwater intrusion on soil fertility, how to identify issues …

8/21/20SoilFacts

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20
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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, …

8/12/20SoilFacts
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Soil Sampling Strategies for Site-Specific Field Management

This factsheet for farmers describes concepts, terminology, and guidelines concerning soil sampling. Proper testing allows …

8/10/20SoilFacts
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

8/6/20SoilFacts