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Western NC Spring Fling

2019 WNC Spring Fling Show Information Pig Show Heifer Show Steer Show Livestock Judging Contest Skillathon Contest More Information Contact: Tina Jones, …

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Flooding and Animal Food Safety

Crops harvested from flooded land should be tested for contaminants, but unfortunately will typically be found unacceptable for feed …

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2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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Managing Pastures to Feed Your Horse

This publication will explain your horse’s nutritional requirements, and how careful pasture management can produce …

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Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

1/17/19
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Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

How to manage pesticides to control insects and diseases of poultry (broilers, layers, and turkeys) …

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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 …

Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

12/18/18Meat Goat Notes

Herd Animal Death Problems

Animal necropsies attempt to determine the cause of death and whether it affects a concern …

Nitrogen Fertilization of Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value

This bulletin publishes the results of two experiments—one with switchgrass and one with gamagrass—that address …

12/5/18