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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

Forage Needs and Grazing Management for Meat Goats in the Humid Southeast

This factsheet offers information on forage needs for meat goats, as well as typical grazing …

3 weeks agoAnimal Science Facts

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

6/4/20
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Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

5/20/20SoilFacts
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

5/18/20SoilFacts
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

5/15/20

Controlling Sore Mouth in Meat Goats

This publication offers information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of sore mouth, a contagious, …

Breeds and Production Traits of Meat Goats

This publication covers the characteristics and production traits (adaptability, reproductive rate, growth rate, carcass characteristics) …

Preparing Meat Goats for the Breeding Season

This publication offers information on how to prep does and bucks for the meat goat …