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Spotted Lanternfly

Help keep the Spotted Lanternfly out of North Carolina! The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper native to China. Currently, it is …

Asian Giant Hornets

Some really great links available on Asian Giant Hornets: NC State University Asian Giant Hornet Info N.C. Department of Agriculture and …

Helping Out a Stonefly

It can be very difficult to remind yourself of the damage being done when you forgetfully leave trash behind …

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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 …

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Threshold Legal Issues Concerning Solar Development Opportunities

This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property …

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Mosquito Control for Rainwater Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses ways in which mosquitoes could become a problem for rainwater harvesting systems …

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The Economic Impact of North Carolina's Wild-Caught Commercial Seafood Industry

Factsheet summarizing the economic impact of North Carolina's wild-caught commercial seafood industry.

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Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

While research has shown that pollution of surface and groundwater supplies from turfgrass pesticide application …

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North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings

North Carolina’s climate and soils are well suited to grow many types tree fruits. This …

3/18/21
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Septic Systems and Their Maintenance

This factsheet tells homeowners how to recognize and prevent problems with home septic systems. How …

3/10/21SoilFacts
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Septic System Owner's Guide

If you use a septic system or if you are buying a home with a …

3/10/21SoilFacts
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Nitrogen Fertility Management in Organic Tobacco Field Production

This publication provides recommendations for managing essential nutrient concentrations when growing organic tobacco in the …

3/8/21