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NC Mountain State Fair Highlights

Livestock shows include awards for the people who show the animals (showmanship), and for the quality of the animals. …

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The Malnutrition Phenomenon

The North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System has diagnosed a significant number of starvation deaths in North Carolina livestock …

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Area Beef Conference - December 7

AREA BEEF CONFERENCE December 7, 2018 | 1–5 p.m. WNC Regional Livestock Center The Area Beef Conference will be held on December …

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My Grown Up Christmas List

Amy Grant has a great Christmas song by the same title as this article. When we start making our …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

12/18/19

Ruminant Preference for Bermudagrass Hay With and Without Exposure to Swine Lagoon Effluent

Bermudagrass hays cut from a swine lagoon spray field prior to and following effluent application …

12/18/19

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

12/18/19

Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

This publication provides guidance on applying nutrients from animal wastes on cover crops. It provides …

12/17/19

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

11/25/19

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

11/19/19

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

11/14/19
Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

11/14/19