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Soil Samples

Are you looking for your soil sample results? Click soil sample box or click link below: The Alamance County Cooperative Extension …

Photo of Mark DanieleyMark DanieleyCounty Extension Director & Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture

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New and existing professionals working in the realm of climate education, research, and outreach need …


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Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

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Composting on Organic Farms

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Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems

This field note for farmers published by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) describes …

Conservation Tillage on Organic Farms

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