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Soil Testing for Lawn and Gardens

From April – November, Have Your Soil Tested At No Charge. Healthy soil is the foundation of successful gardening. The …

Soil Sample Peak Season

Soil Peak Season will run from FRIDAY, November 30, 2018 through March 31, 2019. On Friday, November 30, we will …

WNC AgOptions Grant Writing Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a grant-writing workshop for farmers interested in applying for a WNC AgOptions …

Hyatt Farms

Meet one of Clay County’s livestock …

Fire Ant Management Program

N.C. Cooperative Extension Clay County Center will offer a demonstration on fire ant control on Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 …

Pesticide Class

Pesticide classes for recertification credits will be held May 15, 2017 at the Community Services Building located at 25 …

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Soil Sample Drive

The N.C. Cooperative Extension in Clay County will ship your soil samples for FREE from April 1 – October 31. …

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Pesticide Review and Exam

Pesticide license is required in order to purchase a Restricted Use Pesticide as well as for anyone who applies …

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Virtual Beef Farm Tour

Come tour the Hyatt Farm and learn about strip grazing for your cattle. Hyatt Farm Video A good way to cut …

January Is Radon Awareness Month

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Delineating Agriculture in the High Rock Lake Watershed

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

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Delineating Agriculture in the Neuse River Basin

In 2000 an agricultural survey of the Neuse River Basin was undertaken to obtain data …

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

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Pumping Plant Performance

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

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

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

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

Low volume irrigation systems are normally used for fruits, vegetables, container nursery plants and in …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Hand-Move Solid Set and Permanent Irrigation System

Hand-move irrigation systems are normally used to irrigate small fields. Solid-set and permanent sprinkler irrigation …

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Figure 1. Schematic of layout for a cable tow traveler.

Selection and Management of Efficient Self-propelled Gun Traveler Irrigation System

The self-propelled gun type traveler system is usually the most practical system for irrigating irregular …

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