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Damon Pollard

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock, Field Crops and Forestry Burke County Centerdamon_pollard@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 130 Ammons Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
Mailing Address: 130 Ammons Dr
Suite 2
Morganton, NC 28655

Recent Posts by Damon Pollard

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Supplemental Energy for Beef Cattle

With colder temperatures, cattle and other livestock can experience cold stress. This cold stress causes them to burn energy …

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Winter Care for Your Horse

During the winter months, horse owners many times neglect to carefully observe their animals. Most horses are turned out …

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A Pasture Savings Account

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

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Understanding Lime Application

When lime and fertilizers are applied to soils, the onset of many chemical reactions takes place. Some occur instantly, …

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Burke County Youth Livestock Show

Saturday, September 21, 2019 Show begins at 9 a.m. Burke County Fairgrounds Printable Show Packet Printable Registration …

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Fly Control for Horses

When most horse owners think of controlling flies, they think of sprays. But, there are other options that deserve …

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Fly Control Using Ear Tags

Insecticide-impregnated ear tags or “Fly Tags” are a convenient way to control pasture flies (especially horn fly). Tags are …

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