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Fall 2018 Livestock News

The Fall 2018 Livestock newsletter is now available! It contains information on: Hay donations and hay sampling Creating a winter feeding plan The …

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Egg Grading Class

There will be an Egg Grading Class on Thursday, December 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center …

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Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop

SMALL RUMINANT GRAZIER’S WORKSHOP Registration: N.C. Cooperative Extension of Rowan County, 704-216-8970. Please RSVP by July 27 for meal preparation. Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop …

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2018 NC Beef Cattle Field Day

2018 NC BEEF CATTLE FIELD DAY Upper Mountain Research Station 8004 NC Highway 88 E Laurel Springs, NC 28644 Phone: (336) 982-2501 October 6, …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

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Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Commercial Emu Production

This publication discusses commercial emu production. Topics covered include getting started with an emu business, …

2 weeks ago

Phosphorus Management for Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Waste

This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

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Nitrate Management in Beef Cattle Production Systems

This publication describes how to avoid high nitrate in forages, and how to manage high …

10/18/18

Warm-Season Perennial Forages Conserved as Hay: Nutritive Value and Quality

This bulletin brings together 18 independent experiments that address aspects of nutritive value and quality …

10/17/18

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

9/25/18