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Cover photo for 2018 Farm-City Banquet

2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

Water Wise Gardening

Despite the crazy up and down weather we’ve had this spring, the summer heat will descend upon us before …

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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.

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

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Figure 1. Example A volume formula.

Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for …

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Soils and Water Quality

North Carolina has an abundant supply of clean water, a resource vital to our high …

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Selecting a Strip-Till Rig

Selecting the right tool for a job is essential. When that tool is as important …

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Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

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Vermicomposting: A School Enrichment Curriculum

This publication offers 6 lessons for a school curriculum on the importance of vermicomposting, setting …

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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

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