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Learning to Survive

Over the last eight years with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, I have had the great opportunity to interact with …

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Extension Helps Small Farmers

Small farms play a vital role in supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of the United States rural and farm …

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Growing With Technology

Over the years, agriculture has experienced a wide array of technology introduced to make the job of growing and …

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Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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Disaster Relief for Farmers

November has arrived, and with it comes the new time change, cooler weather (hopefully), and reminders of all we …

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Florence Lands Another Gut Punch

Hurricane Florence has left another memorable mark on our region with damage sustained from significant rain and wind over …

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Preparing for the Storm

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Is your family prepared to cope with an emergency? Could you evacuate quickly? You …

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Cleaning Out Old Pesticides

Hopefully, the potential for winter weather to return has diminished, giving way to the buds and blooms of spring’s …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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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Irrigation Scheduling to Achieve Proper Application of Wastewater

This publication provides guidelines and recommendations for proper irrigation scheduling of wastewater.

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Hard Hose Traveler Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for determining irrigated acreage for hard hose traveler irrigation systems …