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The Gift of William

6/29/2021 – If we had an NC FarmLink flag, it would fly at half-mast this week to honor William …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Brunswick County Soil Testing

You can pick up soil sample kits from our office: N.C. Cooperative Extension – Brunswick County Center 25 Referendum Drive Building …

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$5,000 Grants to 50 Farmers

In 2020 The National Young Farmers Coalition (Young Farmers) launched a new grant program to help young and beginning …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Water Quality and Commercial Lawn Care

This publication describes the best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment and keep nutrients and …

Water Quality and Professional Lawn Care

Lawns are ecosystems that impact surface and groundwater systems. The grasses found in lawns clean …

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Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

This publication discusses the environmental benefits of planting miscanthus — a tall, perennial grass — …

1 week ago
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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, …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

2 weeks ago
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Supporting Cyanobacterial Bloom Monitoring with Satellite Imagery

This publication provides an overview of how satellite remote sensing can be used to help …

2 weeks ago

Water Quality of Rooftop Runoff: Implications for Residential Water Harvesting Systems

This publication discusses the presence of various pollutants in rooftop runoff and establishes some general …

7/14/21Urban Waterways
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A Gardener's Guide to Soil Testing

This publication tells gardeners why they should test their soil, how to obtain a soil …

7/6/21