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Animal Agriculture

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Nickels for Know-How Referendum

The Burke County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Spring Williams-Byrd, Burke County Cooperative Extension …

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Summer Annuals

Livestock producers can use summer annual forages to supplement cool season forages during the gap in summer production. Fescue …

Managing Cattle in a Drought

Dry conditions and excessive temps have prevailed in Burke County and across the State this summer. Beef producers are …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

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

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 …

NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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

Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

4/18/18SoilFacts

Brooding Turkeys

This publication describes the importance of brooder house management for good flock longevity. Preparing the …

Commercial Ostrich Production

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

4/3/18

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

A guide for urban residents who want to raise backyard chickens. Includes information about breed …

4/3/18