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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

The Calibration of Turfgrass Boom Sprayers and Spreaders

Proper application of pesticides and fertilizers is possible only with a sprayer or spreader that …

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Caring for Your Lawn and the Environment

This factsheet provides information on how to keep a lawn healthy and attractive and how …

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Irrigation Management Strategies to Improve Water and Energy-Use Efficiencies

This publication discusses irrigation decisions that affect water and energy efficiencies.

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Figure 1. Rosgen stream classification levels.

Application of the Rosgen Stream Classification to North Carolina

Restoration of impaired streams begins with an understanding of the watershed’s current condition and stream …

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Stormwater wetlands are thriving ecosystems.

Stormwater Wetland Construction Guidance

Stormwater wetlands perform well in reducing peak flows and pollutant removal when properly designed and …

1 week agoUrban Waterways
Figure 1. Hydrologic cycle.

Natural Stream Processes

This publication provides information and describes technologies based on natural stream processes that can be …

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Energy Pellets: A Heating Fuel Resource for North Carolina Farms and Homes

This publication explains the pelleting process and considerations for consumers interested in either developing small-scale …

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Ethanol and Two-Stroke Cycle Engines: Impacts of an Alternative Fuel in Small Engines

Because ethanol has different combustion characteristics than gasoline, some people suggest it will cause harm …

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