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January/February 2021 Livestock News

In this issue: Animal Waste Update, On-Farm Euthanasia of Cattle, Evaluation of Sprigged Bermudagrass Varieties, Winter Housing for Small …

Group of sheep in pasture

November/December 2020 Livestock News

November/December 2020 Livestock News In this issue: Virtual Beef Cattle Series, CFAP-2, Eastern NC Cattle Marketing Survey, Animal Waste Recertification …

NC Commerce: Job Retention Grant

North Carolina businesses and certain nonprofits that missed out on other COVID-19 relief funds can now apply for a …

July/August 2020 Livestock News

In this issue: Coronavirus Assistance Programs for Producers, Animal Waste Management, Are You a Cattle Farmer or a Grass …

March/April Livestock News

In this Issue: Animal Waste Management Update, Managing Winter Weeds in Bermudagrass Hayfields, What is BQA and Why Should …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Making Use of Surplus Milk

This publication provides information on using surplus milk for land application, as a waste product …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

2 weeks ago
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Fetal Programming: Cow Nutrition and its Effects on Calf Performance

Recently, a lot of researchers have demonstrated that cow nutrition can impact more than just …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

12/7/20
Delineation of sludge zone and liquid layer above.

Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

11/24/20
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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

11/13/20

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

11/13/20