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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 …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

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Vance County Community Resource Fair

Vance County Community Resource Fair, March 17th, 2016, Southern Vance High School. Approximately 50 informational booths/vendors will be represented …

Big Sweep in Vance County

Big Sweep Flyer It is that time of the year again to gear of for the North Carolina Big Sweep! …

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Integrated Pest Management for Gardens

According to D. Wayne Rowland, Agricultural and Natural Resources Technician with N.C. Cooperative Extension, Vance County Center, the Integrated …

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Rural Land Use, Water Movement & Coastal Water Quality

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

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Selection and Management of Efficient Hand-Move Solid Set and Permanent Irrigation System

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Selection and Management of Efficient Center-Pivot and Linear Move Irrigation Systems

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