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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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Taking Forage Samples

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

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Grazing Summer Annual Grasses

Many livestock producers use summer annuals to supplement or enhance summer grazing. Sudex or sorghum-sudan hybrids, sudangrass and Pearl …

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Dealing With Pinkeye in Cattle

Pinkeye or infectious boveine keratoconjunctivitis was first diagnosed in 1889, and remains an economically important disease in cattle today. …

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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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