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Taking Soil Samples

Watch the video our Agriculture Agent Matthew Place made about the basics of soil sampling. …

Recent Publications related to Soil, Water & Air

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

2 weeks ago
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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

2 weeks ago
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2. Composting

This Composting Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

2 weeks ago
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Minimizing Risks of Soil Contaminants in Urban Gardens

This publication alerts prospective gardeners to some of the most common contaminants in urban soils, …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Improving Lawn Care and Gardening

This question and answer worksheet will help homeowners focus on potential problems with drinking water …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Soil pH Management for Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Production

This publication offers a discussion on how to lime Fraser fir Christmas trees. Fraser fir …

10/14/20SoilFacts

Managing Lawns and Gardens to Protect Water Quality

The purposes of this factsheet are to identify several major pollutants that often originate in …

10/14/20SoilFacts