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Fescue Toxicosis

Late winter is not a time that we typically think of fescue toxicosis, as our thoughts are more like …

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Red Maple Poisoning in Horses

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy being outdoors, but with fall comes the seasonal hazard of toxic poisoning …

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It's Fair Time in Drexel

There’s no feel of fall in the air yet, and the heat of summer is still upon us but …

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Forage Sampling

Do you know the nutrient composition of the hay you have baled or purchased? If not, you really have …

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Heat and Humidity

Livestock producers can help their animals endure the stress from heat and humidity in a variety of ways. To …

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 7:00 p.m. This …

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

Nitrate Management in Beef Cattle Production Systems

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

3 days ago

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 …

4 days ago

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

Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

9/18/18

Coccidiosis, the Most Common Cause of Diarrhea in Young Goats

This factsheet offers some information on the signs, symptoms, and treatment of coccidiosis, the most …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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

Annual Grasses Preserved as Silage: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

This bulletin brings together 13 independent experiments that address aspects of fermentation, nutritive value, and …

8/22/18