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Max Knowles

Max Knowles

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Sampson County Centermax_knowles@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 55 Agriculture Pl
Clinton, NC 28328
Mailing Address: 55 Agriculture Pl
Clinton, NC 28328

Job Description Extension Livestock Agent with responsibilities including swine and waste management. Major responsibilities include monitoring industry trends, issues, and new technologies. Providing farmers with programs to help aid in quality livestock production practices. While providing services such as irrigation calibrations, lagoon sludge surveys, and waste sample collection. Responsibilities also in forestry and as well as aquatics.

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Making Farm Safety a Top Priority

One of the biggest threats for potential injury to farmers is around farm machinery, especially machinery that has what …

Sample Collection

Sample Collection Dates Set for 2022

The manure produced from animal production is a valuable crop fertilization resource. Animal manure provides essential crop nutrients, but …

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Sampson Ag Day Coming This Fall

Where else can you learn first-hand about harvesting crops, managing a hog or turkey farm, planting a garden, farm …

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Reducing Summer Heat Stress on Hogs

Summer temperatures are upon us which always triggers the potential for heat stress in our livestock; especially hogs as …

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