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Natural Wetlands

Wetlands are an important natural resource that make up a significant amount of the landscape in North Carolina. They …

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40 Gallon Challenge

Join the effort across North Carolina to conserve water. Take the 40 Gallon Challenge! The 40 Gallon Challenge is a call …

Cover photo for 2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

2015 Union County Farm City Banquet

COME JOINT US!!! FARM CITY BANQUET Thursday, September 24th will be the date. At the Union County Agricultural Services & Conference Center 3230 …

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Farm Fresh Ventures- Join Now!!!

Farm Fresh Ventures is starting it’s subscription offering for the 2014 season! Join before January 1st to lock in your …

Beaver Management Assistance Program

Union County participates in Beaver Management Assistance Program. BMAP is run by USDA Wildlife Services and educates the public 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 …

2 weeks ago

Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

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

2 weeks ago
Photo of different indicators of sulfur deficiency in plants.

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