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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

Oysters have a tear-drop shape. Clams are compact and rounded.

Shellfish Leases and Harvest Closures Along the North Carolina Coast

This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for …

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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 …

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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