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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

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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 …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

3/23/21
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Spinner Spreader Calibration for Land Application of Poultry Litter

This publication discusses using poultry waste as a nutrient treatment for field crops. It provides …

3/5/21
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Reducing Odor and Dust Emissions from Fan-Ventilated Swine Barns with a Combined Engineered Windbreak Wall-Vegetative Strip System

This publication provides information about building a simple yet effective system for reducing odors and …

3/3/21
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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.