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Does Money Grow on Trees?

Managing your forestland can be an excellent long-term investment. Over the years, income from managed timber stands has exceeded …

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Fertilizer Use

This publication offers fertilizer suggestions for a variety of crops, including field, pasture and hay …

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How to Send Specimens for Disease, Insect, and Weed Identification

This publication explains how and where to send specimens for disease, insect and weed identification.

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Deep Soil Sampling for Nutrient Management

Soil samples that determine lime and fertilizer needs of crops routinely come from the top …

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Managing Equipment Traffic to Limit Soil Compaction

Most soil compaction from equipment traffic occurs where tires contact soil during the first pass …

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Figure 1. Water content of soil from field capacity

Soil Management Can Maximize Water Availability

This publication discusses water capacity, soil's effect on water availability, and proper soil management to …

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Modifying Soil for Plant Growth around Your Home

This publication addresses the two major soil problems found on residential properties and how to …

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Soil Testing and Interpretation of Results for Christmas Tree Plantations

This factsheet provides general guidelines for obtaining soil samples in Christmas tree fields, a summary …

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