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Amazing Grazing After 30 Years

Amazing Grazing after 30 years. Dr. Matt Poore Department of Animal Science North Carolina State University The Amazing Grazing program was founded …

2019 Piedmont Regional Beef Conference

Piedmont Regional Beef Conference When: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC Piedmont …

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WNC Area Beef Conference

The 2018 WNC Area Beef Conference is scheduled for December 7, 2018, from 1–5 p.m. at the WNC Regional …

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The Power of One Wire

The tools to improve productivity that farmers and ranchers have at their disposal are quite astonishing. Computers that allow …

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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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