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Feeding Hay During the Winter

Winter-feeding is the most expensive part of cow calf production. There may be some disagreement with this statement, but …

A Pasture Savings Account

Pastures are like a savings account, the more time and effort that you put in, the more return on …

Beef Cattle Vaccinations

A herd program is a vital component of a profitable beef cattle operation. With breeding season approaching, a spring …

Round Bale Storage

With hay season beginning in Burke County, most producers’ thoughts are on harvesting the crop without rain; however, some …

Food Plots for Whitetails

There is a lot of information out there about planting food plots for white-tailed deer. Do it yourself articles …

Coccidiosis in Goats

Coccidiosis is a parasitic infection that can affect cattle, sheep, goats and swine as well as poultry. There is …

Soil Sampling

In order to achieve proper soil fertility, soil sampling is a must. With drastically higher fertilizer costs, soil sampling …

Buying Hay for Horses

Buying hay is probably the most important nutritional and economic decision that owners of horses will face. Hay or …

Oats as Emergency Forage

Oats, while traditionally grown in the spring as a grain crop, can also be planted in the summer as …

Dealing With Aggressive Bucks

Bucks are vital to the goat producer’s bottom line. Those new to goat production find the selection and capital …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Figure 1. Horse fly.

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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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