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Testing Wells in Henderson County

Many Henderson County residents utilize well water for their drinking water. Well water is usually healthful and has a …

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Collecting Rainwater at Home

The rainy summers of the past few years helped gardeners in Henderson County forget that we need to irrigate …

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Invasive Plant ID and Removal Workshop

Event: Invasive Plant ID and Removal Workshop Date: June 11 Time: 9:30 a.m.–noon Location: Rugby Middle School; 3345 Haywood Road, Hendersonville, NC …

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Managing Landscapes for Wildlife

Yesterday morning while enjoying my morning coffee I looked out of my kitchen window and watched the birds and …

Gardening Series 2021

Home Gardening Series 2021

Are you a Mountain Transplant? Did you recently move to Hendersonville from some other part of the country? Do …

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Managing Algae in Ponds

Ponds are wonderful landscape features to have on your property. These bodies of water add beauty and value. However …

NC State Pond publication

Learn How to Manage Your Pond

North Carolina ponds offer excellent fishing for Tarheel anglers and represent a significant portion of the state’s water resources. …

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Farm City Day 2020 Virtual Ag Tour

Farm City Day, an annual agricultural awareness fair started in 1955, celebrates rural traditions, introduces the urban population to …

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Nature Adventures with NC 4-H Camps!

Nature Adventures with NC 4-H Camps is a free virtual learning program aligned with state teaching standards for all teachers …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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Figure 1. Diagram of exchangeable acidity.

Soil Acidity and Liming for Agricultural Soils

Nearly all North Carolina soils are naturally acidic and need lime, which neutralizes the acidity, …

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Agricultural Riparian Buffers

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Balancing Agricultural Productivity With Ground-Based Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Development

The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which solar photovoltaic facilities …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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Tree Fall Liability: Who Is Responsible for Property Damage?

This brief factsheet covers factors that assign liability for property damage due to tree fall …

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Nowcasting and Forecasting Coliform Bacteria Contamination in Coastal Systems

This publication discusses the challenges of accurately testing for fecal coliform bacteria in coastal waters. …

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Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

This publication provides an overview of the Present-Use Value (PUV) property tax program in North …