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Reducing Weaning Stress

Weaning is a very a stressful time for calves. Reducing weaning stress in calves can increase their daily gain. …

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Coyote Management Workshop

Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Burke County Agricultural Building 130 Ammons Drive Morganton, NC 28655 The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along …

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Laminitis in Horses

Laminitis is a very painful and serious disease that can cause lameness in horses. The laminae is the support …

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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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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, …

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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