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Extension Gardener Classes

The Johnston County Office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension is pleased to offer a series of classes on gardening …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

Life Cycle Assessment: Description and Methodology

This publication reviews methodology for environmental impact assessment and describes an example.

17 hours ago

Carbon Accounting: Description and Methodology

This publication discusses issues related to global climate change and the process of carbon accounting.

17 hours ago

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

17 hours ago
Graph showing study results for corn yields

Long-Term Tillage Effects on Corn and Soybean Yield in the Piedmont

This publication discusses tillage treatments for large-seeded crops like corn and soybeans in the Piedmont …

19 hours agoSoilFacts

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 …

7 days ago

Ground Water in the Coastal Plain of North Carolina

Ground water is one of our most important natural resources. Fifty-five percent of the population …

7 days ago

Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

7 days ago

Ethanol: A Gasoline Alternative for North Carolina

Ethanol is an alternative fuel source that can be produced domestically from renewable materials. Learn …

7 days ago