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Vaccinating Cattle

With spring starting to fight off winter, and pastures beginning to green, cattle producers are beaming with optimism. One …

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Introduction to Beekeeping

If you’ve been thinking about adding some beehives to your property, you don’t want to miss the upcoming Introduction …

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Feeding Horses

Sometimes feeding horses seems like an arcane art. Every individual seems to have their own little system and some, …

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Managing Fire Ants Workshop

Fire ants have arrived in Burke County and have set up housekeeping in area lawns, pastures, fields and roadsides. …

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NC Farm School 2018

NC Farm School 2018 Catawba River Make your farming dreams a reality! For more information visit …

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Fall Forage Tips for Livestock

August and September are good timed to accomplish fall pasture maintenance. With fall arriving, now is the time to …

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Weed ID Workshop

Weeds are a plant out of place, right? Well as livestock producers, we are dealing with a lot of …

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Corn Growers Referendum

February 22 is the date when corn growers will vote on continuation of the self assessment program for six …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Feed Sampling and Analysis

This publication explains how horse owners should routinely evaluate the nutrient content of their horses' …

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Silages of Native Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

This bulletin publishes the results of eight experiments that addressed aspects of nutritive value and …

7/18/18
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Horse Flies and Deer Flies

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

Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

How to manage pesticides to control insects and diseases of poultry (broilers, layers, and turkeys) …

Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

6/11/18
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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …