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Managing Drought on Nursery Crops

Drought has always caused nursery crop producers great concern. If irrigation water becomes limiting, growers …

3 days ago

Using the PourThru Procedure for Checking EC and pH for Nursery Crops

Every nursery needs to have someone who routinely checks Electrical Conductivity (EC) also called soluble …

Controlling Mite Pests in Earthworm Beds

This publication discusses keeping mite pests at bay in worm beds for vermicomposting.

3 days ago

Food Recovery and Waste Reduction

Increasingly, food service managers are choosing to recover and reuse food scraps and other organic …

Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

4 days ago

Soil Testing and Interpretation of Results for Christmas Tree Plantations

This factsheet provides general guidelines for obtaining soil samples in Christmas tree fields, a summary …

2 weeks agoChristmas Tree Notes

Land Application of Municipal Sludge: Advantages and Concerns

This factsheet explains how proper land application of municipal biosolids can protect public health and …

8/22/19SoilFacts

Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

8/22/19SoilFacts