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Equine PPID / IR Webinar

Want to learn more about PPID (Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction) and IR (insulin resistance) in horses? This is the webinar for …

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Fire Ant Webinar

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Person County has planned a Fire Ant Webinar on October 15, 2020, at 7 p.m. …

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September 2020 Newsletter

The September 2020 NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the recipients of the 2020 Billy Murray Scholarships …

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Bull BSE Clinic

North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Granville, Person, and Warren County Centers will be hosting a Bull Breeding Soundness Exam …

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Grass Identification Resource

Identifying different grass species is not always the easiest thing to do. Seed heads are a big identification piece, …

Crimson clover in field.

Backyard Ag 101, Phase 2

The COVID-19 pandemic required us to look for alternative methods to present the research-based information you have come to …

Mostly successful forage establishment.

Successful Forage Establishment

No matter whether you’re planting a pasture or a hayfield, seed costs can be expensive. Add in your time …

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Hay Mowing Height

It’s that time of year. If you’ve done any riding around, you have seen a ton of hay put …

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Routine Soil Testing Resumes

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is once again performing routine soil testing. Longer than normal …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

2 weeks ago

Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Listeriosis in Your Herd

A Q&A on listeriosis in goats, including causes, symptoms, prevention and risk to humans.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes