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Video: Controlling Pasture Weeds

A healthy pasture, i.e., well established, uniform ground coverage, with adequate height management during and after defoliation, is your …

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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 …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Forage Conservation Techniques: Silage and Haylage Production

This publication provides information on two forage conservation techniques to help producers select a technique …

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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, …

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Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. …

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Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

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North Carolina Dairy Stakeholder Survey Results

This publication addresses the needs of the changing dairy industry in North Carolina by reviewing …

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Personnel Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food Safety

The FDA considers Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) to be “Necessary to prevent animal food …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …