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Animal Agriculture

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 …

Backyard Flock Egg Production

So you just got your own flock of chickens! Or maybe you’re just thinking about starting your own flock, …

Completing Your Poultry Waste Plan

The poultry industry is growing in North Carolina and poultry producers are needing waste plans completed. For producers in …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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