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The initial symptoms of B deficiency

Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

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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Figure 1. Wastewater treatment and dispersal in the environment

Why Do Septic Systems Fail?

This publication describes common causes for septic tank failures and suggests steps you can take …

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A Recipe for Seed - Drill Edition

Calibrating a seed drill before planting is an important task that can help to maximize …

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Winter Annual Cover Crops

This publication discusses production of winter annual cover crops, their benefits and management. Research has …

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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage

This factsheet explains how you can set up and maintain a worm composting bin for …