soil testing

News Roundup: October 30-November 5

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Christmas tree rises at Biltmore Estate in Asheville,” Asheville Citizen-Times: Delivering a 35-foot tall Christmas tree to one of […]

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News Roundup: August 14-20

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “NC eggs are safe,” AgDaily.com: The latest widespread food recall is involving eggs produced and shipped from Iowa. Brian Long, […]

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Photos from the Field: Soil Lab move

The Agronomic Soil Testing Lab has occupied three locations in its history: downtown Raleigh in the Agriculture building on West Edenton Street, in the building now currently occupied by our Pesticides Division on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh and in its current location in the Donald W. Eaddy Building on Reedy Creek Road. The lab […]

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News Roundup

Each week we’ll round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from newspapers across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to each paper’s full story. “Making Family Farms Profitable,” Parade Magazine: In 1959, the U.S. was home to 4.1 million farms. Today, there are […]

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Photos from the Field: Piles of Soil Samples

Soil testing is one service the NCDA&CS Agronomic Division offers for farmers and consumers, which allows for hobby gardeners and larger farm operations alike to figure out the right amount of lime and fertilizer for optimum yield and environmental protection. By November, which is when this photo was likely taken, the lab will be well […]

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