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Damon Pollard

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

herd of black cattle grazing

Beef Cattle Lice

External parasites of beef cattle are many. One often neglected, is lice. Both chewing and bloodsucking lice are more …

foot rot on cow

Foot Rot in Beef Cattle

In recent weeks, several producers have called with questions about treating foot rot in beef cattle. Those calls, in …

row of fruit trees with guards around the trunks

Winter Fruit Tree Care

During the winter months, home orchard owners need to protect their fruit trees from rabbits and voles. Rabbits and …

black cow with ear tag in barn

Controlling Flies on Cattle

With warmer weather, fly populations increase. Horn flies and face flies are the primary pests of cattle here in …

Three cows grazing in pasture

Grass Tetany in Cattle

Grass tetany is a season-specific metabolic disturbance of cattle that occurs when cattle are grazing lush vegetation. It occurs …

two men working cattle at a chute with two young boys watching

Cattle Working Facilities

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

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