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Rainy Day Equine Issues

We certainly have had a lot of much needed rain lately. According to reports from the National Weather Service, …

Cattle Fly Control

Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Livestock Agent Adapted from “A Thousand Points of Flies” by Holly Ferguson, Ph.D Washington State …

Horse Pasture Management

Barbara Linder, FCS/Ag-Equine/4-H Agent Spring has sprung. Many of you may have noticed how lush and beautiful your pastures are …

Simplifying Genetics

by Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Cooperative Extension, Livestock & Field Crops Agent In past articles, I have given …

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Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

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

2 weeks ago

Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

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

2 weeks ago

Brooding Turkeys

This publication describes the importance of brooder house management for good flock longevity. Preparing the …

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

1/3/18

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Market Lamb Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of market lambs.

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

9/25/17

Livestock and Poultry Buildings After the Flood

This publication offers a checklist for farmers to ensure the safety and security of poultry …

9/18/17Disaster Recovery