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Why, when and how to divide perennials

[ad_1] Many gardeners love flowering perennials because you don’t have to plant them every year, saving you labor. However, most perennials require occasional maintenance. A well-maintained perennial will have healthy growth and larger flowers. Why Perennial herbaceous plants produce new seedlings each year, which become overcrowded, competing for resources. Over time, herbaceous perennials will often […]

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Accelerate research on phosphorus | College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

[ad_1] North Carolina state soil fertility specialist Luke Gatiboni recently took over one of America’s oldest fertility research projects: a small but important project that has guided the applications of fertilizer from North Carolina farmers for nearly 60 years. For most of those years, this long-standing study used traditional technologies and research methods to develop […]

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Company develops oil and gas wastewater assets in Permian Basin

[ad_1] An oil and gas water treatment company bought the produced water infrastructure from Colgate Energy purchased from Occidental Petroleum last month. Houston-based WaterBridge Holdings announced the deal on September 10 that saw the company enter into a 15-year produced water management agreement for the entire acreage of oil producer Colgate in the Delaware Basin. […]

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It’s a blow to the composting facility in the town of Sherman | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] Lawmaker Bill Ward reviews plans for Slab City Organics with owner Greg Rater. Slab City Organics, owned and operated by Greg Rater of Sherman, was recently re-registered and certified as a Recognized Composting Facility. Through a sustained effort by Ward, under the leadership of Dave Spann of Chautauqua County Soil and Water, and Rob […]

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How does tile drainage work? Benefits for crops and environmental impacts

[ad_1] Underground drainage is a system of pipes installed underground to remove excess soil water from agricultural land. Just as irrigation is often required to provide water to soil and crops, drainage is important in many farming systems to prevent the soil from becoming supersaturated with water, which can damage crops and farm machinery. This […]

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Goats do more than eat noxious weeds, they plow and fertilize the soil too – CBS Denver

[ad_1] CARBONDALE, Colorado (CBS4) – The grazing goat’s eating habits have been used for decades as an alternative way to remove harmful weeds, but recently the Bureau of Land Management has used its skills for purposes other than eating. The goats will be used to till the soil and create space for the growth of […]

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Charges Filed: Elkhorn Waterworks employee allegedly neglected water supply, putting residents at risk | Local News

[ad_1] Earlier this month, on February 4, 2019, the Town of Elkhorn Utilities Department posted a notice via Facebook regarding arsenic levels found in October water samples. “It is not an immediate risk,” said the notice. “If that had been the case, you would have been notified immediately. The notice said there was no need […]

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Summer Weather Can Damage Your Home, But There Are Tips To Protect Your Investment New

[ad_1] Summer weather conditions such as humidity and hurricanes can take a toll on homes and properties if not properly protected. Weather damage to the home can range from saturated crawl spaces and insulation to decaying wood framing and even mold in some spaces. But experts say there are steps homeowners can take to mitigate […]

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Indiana Farmers Receive Statewide ‘River-Friendly Farmer’ Award at State Fair – Clinton County Daily News

[ad_1] Indiana’s lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands are valuable natural resources. Protecting these water resources is imperative and 47 farmers were honored on August 18 at the Indianapolis State Fairgrounds for their efforts in favor of rivers. “Honoring these farmers each year for their conservation efforts is a high priority for the State Association of […]

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Opinion: A critical step to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees | 2021-08-23

[ad_1] Every plausible way to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees presented in the new report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has a critical component. Agriculture, forestry and land use change must remove a substantial amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. It can be done if policy makers are now […]

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‘Neeruravu’ to recharge the groundwater of Pullampara – The New Indian Express

[ad_1] Express news service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A model watershed conservation project has started at Pullampara grama panchayat in the capital with the active participation of the local community. It aims to recharge groundwater through a multitude of programs and also livelihood projects for local communities. This is a pilot project of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural […]

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Marysville to replace water lines on St. Lawrence Street – The Voice

[ad_1] Raymond Excavating Co. won a contract worth approximately $ 253,150 to replace the water lines along St. Lawrence Street in Marysville, from Bunce Avenue to St. Bernard Street.Marysville City Council voted 6-0 at its regular July 26 meeting to award the contract to the city-based company; Council member Shawn Winston was absent.Raymond presented the […]

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Clean Water Services asks the public to stay off Balm Grove property

[ad_1] “We know that historically this has been a popular gathering place in the community. However, the fish passage barrier poses a threat to anyone entering the site, ”said an email from Clean Water Services. The agency’s efforts to secure funding to remove the dam from Balm Grove suffered another setback after being denied a […]

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Global Biodegradable Mulch Films Market To Reach $ 59.1 Million By 2024

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO, August 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – A new market study released by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Biodegradable Mulch Film – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis”. The report presents new perspectives on the opportunities and challenges in a dramatically transformed post-COVID-19 […]

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County Board Holds Busy Session | Government

[ad_1] Houston County Commissioners had plenty of items on their plates on Tuesday, July 27. After further discussions on the likely future duties of the county environmental services manager, the board approved a 10-point “consent agenda” with a single vote. This list included launching a competitive search to fill the aforementioned director position with a […]

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High Rock Booger’s Lizards Secure Second Place in National Envirothon Competition

[ad_1] The five members of the High Rock Booger Lizards of Davidson County Homeschool are serious about conserving the environment, even if their names don’t reflect it. The team, which also represented the state of North Carolina, placed second in the National Conservation Foundation’s 2021 Envirothon competition on July 28. Nebraska was the host state […]

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Q&A with ‘Defending Beef’ author Nicolette Hahn Niman

[ad_1] Nicolette Hahn Niman, a vegetarian and environmental lawyer turned cattle rancher, freed Defending beef: the arguments for sustainable protection in 2014. The manifesto called for a revolutionary food system involving livestock, which she believed was necessary for the restoration and future health of the planet and its people. Seven years later, she still believes […]

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Subsidies granted to preserve the presence of state water, land projects | Sports News

[ad_1] The North Carolina Land and Water Fund, formerly known as the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, will help conserve land and protect waterways serving millions of North Carolinians with more than $ 20 million in grants awarded in 2020 to help fund 65 projects statewide. The area is included among the locations that should […]

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Floods in Europe: more than 100 dead in Germany and Belgium and hundreds missing

[ad_1] Torrential rains and flooding have left more than 100 people dead and hundreds missing in Western Europe, with Germany taking the brunt of the worst natural disaster in living memory. At least 50 people have died in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, nine of whom were living in an assisted living facility for people […]

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Glenwood Canyon closed as forest seeding works to prevent debris flow

[ad_1] The national meteorological service flood eve for the Grizzly Creek burn area arrived shortly before noon Tuesday. When the watch became a warning shortly after 3 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation closed the freeway through the canyon for about three hours. The closure was among several for Glenwood Canyon since the end of […]

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EPA to expand groundwater investigation at Landfill Superfund site in Lapeer County

[ad_1] METAMORA TWP, MI – The US Environmental Protection Agency plans to expand a groundwater investigation at the Metamora Landfill Superfund site in Lapeer County. The EPA is holding a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, July 13 to take stock and discuss the investigation with area residents, according to an EPA press release. the meeting […]

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Geothermal heating and cooling system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the new UMMS building

[ad_1] Before the foundations were cast or the first piece of structural steel was laid for the new teaching and research building on the campus of UMass Medical School in Worcester, work began on a system of geothermal heating and cooling that will reduce the building’s greenhouse gas emissions by 55 percent compared to meeting […]

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The soil mounds that caused the mudslide in central Japan were 50m thick, violating the 15m limit

[ad_1] Shizuoka Vice Governor Takashi Namba meets with reporters at the Shizuoka Prefecture government headquarters on July 7, 2021. (Mainichi / Ayaka Sasaki) SHIZUOKA – Mounds of dirt near the origin of a deadly mudslide that engulfed residential areas in Izusan District in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, were inappropriately stacked for about 50 meters, more than […]

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Marples named Morgan County Conservation Farm for 2021 for its managed beef operation – The Morgan Messenger

[ad_1] Virginia and John Marple at their local farm in eastern Morgan County. by Heather Duncan John and Virginia Marple own and operate a feeder calf operation in Berkeley Springs. They were selected by Morgan County Supervisors as the 2021 Morgan County Conservation Farm. This is the first step in the West Virginia Conservation Farm […]

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How experts are trying to deal with Glenwood Canyon mudslides that close Interstate 70 – CBS Denver

[ad_1] (CBS4) – Once again on Sunday, mud cascaded over Glenwood Canyon, forcing Interstate 70 to close for the second time on a busy summer weekend in Colorado. The slides closed a major artery to and from the West Slope and made the people of Glenwood Springs wait again. The storm had prepared the crews […]

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Even in these high-tech times, farmers still find old-fashioned networks useful.

[ad_1] June 26 — Call it old school networking. They could do it through Zoom, YouTube, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or many other ways people are using technology to stay connected to each other in 2021. And they do, to some extent. If you’ve ever visited a modern farm, you’ll find […]

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Space available for summer conservation camps | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] Photo submitted to The Times Observer Campers make blue bird boxes at a summer camp in the Warren County Conservation District. Spaces are still available for the 2021 Warren County Conservation District summer conservation camps. The theme this year for all our summer camps is “Where the wild things are.” “Come and discover the […]

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Learn how salt marsh plants can signal carbon sequestration capacity

[ad_1] Coastal wetlands such as seagrass beds, mangroves and salt marshes play a vital role along the coastline, from protecting against storm surges to providing essential habitat for animals to capturing carbon atmospheric. We are still only just beginning to understand the complex workings of these highly productive ecosystems and their role in mitigating the […]