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Cover photo for 2019 Pitt County Fair Circuit Show

2019 Pitt County Fair Circuit Show

Pitt County Fair September 17-22, 2019 Pitt County Fair Grounds, Greenville, NC 27834 Pitt County Fair Circuit Show Registration Form Rules & Regulations Heifer …

Cover photo for Small Ruminant Workshop 2018

Small Ruminant Workshop 2018

Small Ruminant Grazier’s Workshop August 4, 2018 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Piedmont Research Station 8530 Sherrills Ford Road Salisbury, NC 28147 Please RSVP by July 27 …

North Carolina Egg Grading School

This class is directed at new and established small producers of natural/organic eggs, Extension agents, and purchasers of locally grown …

Cover photo for Pastured Poultry Workshop

Pastured Poultry Workshop

All Poultry Producers Welcome! Pastured Poultry Workshop, June 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Atrium at the …

Weed Control in Bermudagrass Pasture

Weed Control in Bermudagrass Pastures Weeds compete with grass for available nutrients and shade out emerging grass. Many weeds …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

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Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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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 …

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Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

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Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …