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Cover photo for Beginner Backyard Poultry Webinar

Beginner Backyard Poultry Webinar

Interested in learning more about raising your own flock of chickens? Learn the basics of small flock poultry ownership …

Cover photo for WNC 4-H Pullet Project

WNC 4-H Pullet Project

Henderson and Buncombe Counties have partnered together to offer the second year of the WNC 4-H Pullet Project! The …

Cover photo for Waynesville Bull Test Sale 2022

Waynesville Bull Test Sale 2022

The 43rd annual Waynesville Bull Sale is Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the WNC Regional Livestock …

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Henderson County Livestock Newsletters

The Henderson County Livestock Newsletter provides educational resources for timely topics, information on upcoming events, and other opportunities that …

Cover photo for Sicklepod - Pasture Weed

Sicklepod - Pasture Weed

Sicklepod is a semi-woody annual legume from the pea family. It ranges in height from 1 to 6 ft …

Cover photo for Youth Market Turkey Show

Youth Market Turkey Show

The Youth Market Turkey Show is an opportunity for youth to raise and show a market turkey at the …

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Graphical representation of swine farms and forestland in SE NC

Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

Applying swine manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help swine producers manage …

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Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

Applying poultry manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help poultry producers manage …

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Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

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2024 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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Livestock grazes on a grass-clover pasture. Bees forage on clover blossoms.

Frost-Seeding Clovers into Tall Fescue Pastures

This publication provides information about the practice and benefits of frost-seeding clovers into established tall …

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Limited Liability Companies: Steps in Formation

This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …

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This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

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