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COVID-19 and Agriculture

I am sure by now COVID-19 and the detrimental effects it is posing to our livelihood, small businesses, agriculture, …

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Kidding/Lambing Season

Breeding season for sheep and goats is usually September through January. The gestation period is five months, so does …

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Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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Learning to Survive

Over the last eight years with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, I have had the great opportunity to interact with …

Information on the weed Hemp Dogbane

Weed of the Week

For more detailed information, contact Taylor Chavis, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-671-3276 or by email at taylor_chavis@ncsu.edu. Recommendations for the …

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Extension Helps Small Farmers

Small farms play a vital role in supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of the United States rural and farm …

Information on the weed Ironweed

Weed of the Week

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Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forage Needs and Grazing Management for Meat Goats in the Humid Southeast

This factsheet offers information on forage needs for meat goats, as well as typical grazing …

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

6/4/20
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Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

5/20/20SoilFacts
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

5/18/20SoilFacts
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Asian Longhorned Tick

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

5/15/20

Controlling Sore Mouth in Meat Goats

This publication offers information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of sore mouth, a contagious, …

Breeds and Production Traits of Meat Goats

This publication covers the characteristics and production traits (adaptability, reproductive rate, growth rate, carcass characteristics) …

Preparing Meat Goats for the Breeding Season

This publication offers information on how to prep does and bucks for the meat goat …