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2018 Sustainable Living Series!

A FEW FRIENDLY REMINDERS…. Class registration will close 2 days prior to the scheduled class date for each class. We …

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National Youth Science Day 2016

Youth to Explore Drones in World’s Largest Youth-Led Engineering Design Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016) — Drones are revolutionizing …

Addressing Avian Flu Concerns

Regulations established by Doug Meckes, DVM, NCDA&CS State Veterinarian, emphasize sound biosecurity, including halting movement of birds and canceling bird shows …

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4-H STEM Night Volunteer Opportunity

4-H VOLUNTEER REQUEST & EVENT DETAILS What: STEM Family Night (Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics) Where: Aristotle Preparatory Academy 2461 Arty Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28208 When: Wednesday, April …

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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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Biology and Control of Non-Biting Aquatic Midges

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying aquatic midges and how to control them.

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Vermicomposting: A 5th Grade School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 5 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

2 weeks ago
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Sulfur Fertilization of North Carolina Crops

Adequate sulfur is necessary for crops, but there’s no one-size-fits-all recommendation for application in North …

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Life Cycle Assessment: Description and Methodology

This publication reviews methodology for environmental impact assessment and describes an example.

11/21/19

Carbon Accounting: Description and Methodology

This publication discusses issues related to global climate change and the process of carbon accounting.

11/21/19

Ground Water in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Provinces of North Carolina

Ground water is one of our most important natural resources, as over half of the …

11/21/19