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Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

Spring has finally arrived and warmer temperatures are luring us outside. I imagine you have also experienced the havoc …

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Summer Annuals

Tell me you live in North Carolina without telling me you live in North Carolina… I will go first! …

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Raised Bed Gardening

Which crops are feasible for a raised bed? How much space do I need? Can I harvest more produce …

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Planting for Spring Forages

Join North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson and Wayne County Centers for a virtual presentation on spring forages. Joshua Baker …

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Horses and Mud

We have been experiencing a lot of rain, and more is predicted in the forecast. If you own a …

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Collards and Crafts

Folks, save the date for the most unique shopping experience Robeson County has to offer! Wouldn’t you love to …

Very Local Holiday Festival Details

2020 Very Local Holiday Festival

Join us Saturday, December 5, from 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., for A Very Local Holiday Festival at the Robeson County …

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Shopping With EFNEP

Fall is upon us! Commercials advertising newly released horror movies are in full swing and the drop in temperature …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Miscanthus: An Environmental Choice for Marginal Lands

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

4 days 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, …

4 days agoSoilFacts
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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 …

3 weeks agoUrban 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

Home Composting with Earthworms

Earthworms can turn food scraps into a soil amendment called vermicompost — worm castings — …

6/30/21

Pesticide Selection for Water Quality Protection

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

6/30/21