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SMall Rumintants 101

Small Ruminants 101

“Ever thought about raising sheep or goats, but aren’t sure how to get started? Join us on April 1 …

Fencing School

Fencing School

Learn about fencing topics including fence law, planning, perimeter, and electric fence construction followed by a hands-on field demo. MARCH …

Planting Forages for Wildlife

Destruction of wildlife habitats has made populations of many animals decline. Whether you are a hunter or just enjoy …

Poultry Meeting

Commercial Poultry Meeting

Commercial Poultry Meeting Location: Agricultural Service Center 123 Caroline St. Rockingham, NC 28379 Time: March 4, 2020, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. If you are …

4-H Livestock Meeting

4-H Livestock Interest Meeting

This is an interest meeting for youth that are wanting to get involved with livestock. Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November …

Forage Field Day

Forage Field Day in Marshville

Join us for an evening field day, featuring summer annuals and the research being done in Union County. When: August …

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Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Making Use of Surplus Milk

This publication provides information on using surplus milk for land application, as a waste product …

4 days ago

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Pregnancy rates of cows calving

Fetal Programming: Cow Nutrition and its Effects on Calf Performance

Recently, a lot of researchers have demonstrated that cow nutrition can impact more than just …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

12/7/20
Delineation of sludge zone and liquid layer above.

Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

11/24/20
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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

11/13/20

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

11/13/20