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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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On-Line Newsletter From Hort Science

The NCSU Department of Horticultural Science has launched a quarterly on-line Newsletter Subscribe to see great horticulture images, learn about faculty and …

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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 …

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Offsetting Drought for Small-Scale Vegetable Production in North Carolina

A good source of water is a necessity for producing quality vegetables. During periods of …

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Pumping Plant Performance

This publication discusses the causes of poor irrigation system performance. Some of these causes can …

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Calibrating Soil-Water Measuring Devices

This publication provides a step-by-step description of how to use the gravimetric method to calibrate …

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Selection and Management of Efficient Low Volume Irrigation System

Low volume irrigation systems are normally used for fruits, vegetables, container nursery plants and in …

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

Hand-move irrigation systems are normally used to irrigate small fields. Solid-set and permanent sprinkler irrigation …

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Figure 1. Schematic of layout for a cable tow traveler.

Selection and Management of Efficient Self-propelled Gun Traveler Irrigation System

The self-propelled gun type traveler system is usually the most practical system for irrigating irregular …

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Irrigation Scheduling to Achieve Proper Application of Wastewater

This publication provides guidelines and recommendations for proper irrigation scheduling of wastewater.

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Hard Hose Traveler Irrigation System

This publication contains step-by-step guidelines for determining irrigated acreage for hard hose traveler irrigation systems …