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Animal Agriculture

Dealing With Pinkeye in Cattle

Pinkeye or infectious bovine kerato-conjunctivitis was first diagnosed in 1889, and remains an economically important disease in cattle today. …

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Controlling Flies on Cattle

With recent warmer weather, fly populations have increased. Horn flies and face flies are the primary pests of cattle …

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Forages for Horses

Good management of horse pastures can easily provide almost all dietary requirements for the average pleasure horse. Good management …

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Beef Quality Assurance Training

Burke County Cooperative Extension will hold a Beef Quality Assurance Training on Thursday, April 17th, at 7:00pm. This training …

Cattle Working Facilities

To properly manage a cattle operation, adequate handling facilities are a must. Having a fast, efficient means of safely …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

Applying swine manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help swine producers manage …

2 weeks ago

Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

Applying poultry manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help poultry producers manage …

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Brooding Turkeys

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

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

1/3/18

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

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

Market Lamb Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of market lambs.

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

9/25/17

Livestock and Poultry Buildings After the Flood

This publication offers a checklist for farmers to ensure the safety and security of poultry …

9/18/17Disaster Recovery