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Common Sense Grazing

We all can agree it has been a dry spring and summer. Some areas have been drier than others, but …

Beekeeping School Announced

The Caldwell County Beekeepers Association will host a beekeeping course in March. This course is designed to teach beginning beekeepers …

Farm School Summit - August 28

Considering starting a small farm venture? Want to learn more about sustainable farming methods, small scale livestock and produce …

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Organic Gardening

Ask any gardener what they consider to be organic gardening, and you’ll hear a variety of answers. If you …

The Benefits of Being a Locavore

Are you a locavore? The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a locavore as someone who eats foods grown locally whenever possible. There …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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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 …

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Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Commercial Emu Production

This publication discusses commercial emu production. Topics covered include getting started with an emu business, …

2 weeks ago

Phosphorus Management for Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Waste

This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

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Nitrate Management in Beef Cattle Production Systems

This publication describes how to avoid high nitrate in forages, and how to manage high …

10/18/18

Warm-Season Perennial Forages Conserved as Hay: Nutritive Value and Quality

This bulletin brings together 18 independent experiments that address aspects of nutritive value and quality …

10/17/18

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

9/25/18