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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 …

stream restoration

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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Figure 1. A typical hose drag type wastewater application unit

Hose Drag Systems for Land Application of Liquid Manure and Wastewater

This publication describes hose drag systems and their operation as used to apply animal waste …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

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

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type A

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

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The initial symptoms of B deficiency

Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency

Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared …

Phosphorus Deficiency

Tobacco - Phosphorus (P) Deficiency

Phosphorus (P) deficiency in tobacco begins as a noticeable stunting when compared to a plant …

Nitrogen deficiency

Tobacco - Nitrogen (N) Deficiency

By far, nitrogen (N) is the most widely applied nutrient for plant growth. It …

Boron toxicity

Tobacco - Boron (B) Toxicity

Boron (B) is an essential element that frequently exhibits deficiency symptoms if it is in …

Sulfur deficiency

Tobacco - Sulfur (S) Deficiency

Sulfur (S) deficiency can easily be mistaken for nitrogen (N) deficiency in tobacco. The ability …