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Cover photo for 2020 Winter Conference Series

2020 Winter Conference Series

January 21, 2020: WNC Regional Livestock Center January 22, 2020: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center January 23, 2020: Carolina Stockyards January …

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Acorn Poisoning in Cattle

Fall usually brings cooler weather and changing leaves. So far the weather isn’t cooler and the majority of us are …

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Feeder Calf Grading Workshop

When: Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Harward Brothers Livestock Market, 2207 Turnersburg Highway, Turnersburg, NC Please RSVP to …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference

Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center 444 Bristol Drive Statesville, NC 28687 Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. …

Pesticide Classes Available

Alexander County Extension Center will have two Pesticide Classes in February. A Commercial Class with 2 credits of A …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

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Graphic showing factors that affect animal performance and indic

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
Graph of seasonal growth distribution pattern of alfalfa

Forage Fertilization in North Carolina: Concepts and Guidelines

This publication discusses appropriate fertilizer application for forages in North Carolina.

11/13/20
Map of North Carolina that identifies three major physiographic

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

11/13/20
Graph of typical moisture loss patter in forages

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

11/12/20

FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

11/10/20
Photo of sludge being pumped from the lagoon into a tanker

Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

11/9/20