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Insect Control in Forages

Two excellent resources for product recommendations for insect control in forages. Insect Control on Forage Crops Fall Armyworm Control …

Biosecurity for Youth Exhibitors

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, it is essential to maintain biosecurity at livestock shows; to protect both livestock and producers. …

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NCSU Online Beekeeping Courses Offered

The NC State University Apiculture Program is offering ‘First-year’ and ‘Intermediate’ online beekeeping courses. The BEES network is a new online …

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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

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 …

3 days 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.

3 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

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

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Toxoplasmosis

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

3 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

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

3 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

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

3 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

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

3 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Listeriosis in Your Herd

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

3 days agoMeat Goat Notes