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Cattle Market Reports

I often receive questions regarding cattle market reports, the link below not only has information regarding NC reports but …

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

About the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance program on April 17, 2020. …

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Equine Pasture Management Tips

North Carolina Cooperative Extension is offering various recorded livestock webinars which may be viewed anytime! This video offers equine …

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Considering Raising Pastured Pork?

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems has created multiple educational videos to assist new farmers in raising pastured pork. …

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
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, …

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 …