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Forages for Summer Grazing

Livestock producers and horse owners who use summer annuals for grazing and/or haying are probably thinking about what to …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Poultry by the Numbers

North Carolina is known for its large agricultural industry and the poultry industry plays a huge role within the …

Why “We Care”

If you are a pork producer, you are probably familiar with the We Care Program. But what if you …

Buy All the Bull You Can

With the drop in calf prices and no real rebound in sight for the next few months, I thought …

From the Vine – Fall

September 22 is the autumnal equinox, which marks the first day of fall. Days begin to get shorter, crispness …

Get Ready for Fall

It seems as if the summer time has gone by pretty fast. Some of us have had adequate rain …

Swine Show Circuit Kicks Off

As a livestock agent with NC Cooperative Extension, I am privileged to work with swine farmers, who are some …

Buy All the Bull You Can

With the prices for calves reaching record levels and the potential for good calf prices for the next few …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Horse Flies and Deer Flies

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

29 minutes agoBiting and Stinging Pests
Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

3 days agoAnimal Science Facts

Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

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

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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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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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …