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Alternative Forage Sampling Details

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Forage Testing Lab has altered its sample submission protocol. 1) …

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Veterans on the Farm

November 8, 2019 | Dee Shore As the wife of a career Marine, Roxanne Reed has seen post-traumatic stress and its impact …

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Forage Producers Seminar

Join us on October 8, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a Forage Seminar. Specialists from the …

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Horse Pasture Workshop

Mark your calendar for November 2, 2019. There will be a Horse Pasture Management Workshop on this date at …

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Goat and Sheep Workshop

A goat and sheep producers meeting has been planned for August 27, 2019. The morning, hands-on session will be …

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Tri-County Pasture Field Day

Come out and join us on September 26, 2019, for the Third Tri-County Livestock and Pasture Management Field Day. …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Figure 1. Example A volume formula.

Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for …

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Poultry Farm Biosecurity Field Manual / Manual de campo para la bioseguridad de granjas avícolas

This pocket-size bilingual field manual in English and Spanish summarizes recommended practices to prevent disease …

2 weeks ago

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

A guide for urban residents who want to raise backyard chickens. Includes information about breed …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Traveling gun irrigation system.

Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

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

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Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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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 …

3/4/20SoilFacts

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

2/19/20

Poultry Litter Amendments

This fact sheet discusses different types of amendments that can be used to manage ammonia …

2/12/20