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July/August 2021 Livestock News

In this Issue: 2021 NC State Fair Livestock Schedule – Hay Directory – Common Warm-Season Weed Management – Common Warm …

Latest on USDA Pandemic Assistance

You likely saw USDA’s announcement of additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance …

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2021 Wool Pool

See the attached flyer for more information regarding the 2021 Wool Pool and proper wool handling prior to delivery. …

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May/June 2021 Livestock News

In this Issue: Youth Livestock Show & Sale, Animal Waste Mgmt., Fly Control Options, Forages for Summer Grazing, Are You …

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