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Livestock & Ruminant Workshops

We have (2) great events upcoming for Livestock and Small Ruminants. The first will be a small ruminant workshop in …

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Got Mud?

Save the date for this FREE event for Mud Management for Livestock Farms. April 6, 2021, at 7 p.m. Register to …

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Bull Breeding Soundness Exam

WNC Regional Livestock Center 474 Stock Dr., Canton, NC 28716 8 a.m. –2 p.m. EXAMS WILL INCLUDE: • Physical Examination • Reproductive Examination • Semen …

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WNC Livestock Expo 2020

Historically the weekend after Labor Day most folks in Western North Carolina are excited to be heading to the …

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WNC Livestock Expo Winners

Congratulations to all the participants in the WNC Livestock Expo, September 12–20, 2020! Showing livestock is a lot of …

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Electric Netting for Goats

Having goats to take care of unwanted brush and weeds can be a tremendous biological control. However, building fence …

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The State of North Carolina Agriculture

July 7, 2020 | Dee Shore North Carolina’s agriculture and agribusiness industry remains a powerhouse, generating about one-sixth of the state’s income …

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Welcome Back!

Our office is now open to the public again! To help maintain social distancing, only 3 visitors will be …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …

Pastured Pork For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured pork production for small and beginning farmers in …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

3 weeks ago
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

6/23/21
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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 …

6/17/21