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Feeding Late Gestation Cows

Fall calving season is right around the corner! As bred cows and heifers enter their last trimester, their nutrient …

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Are You Sure That's Crabgrass?

By now, most have heard about the ability of crabgrass to provide high-quality forage during the summer months, both …

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Starting a Backyard Flock

Thinking of starting a backyard flock? It’s important to make a plan before getting chicks. Start by deciding what …

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It's National Forage Week!

Let’s celebrate national forage week! There are many benefits of forages, even beyond being feedstuff for livestock. Here are some …

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Don't Forget About Water

When considering livestock nutrient needs, minds tend to go directly towards energy and protein. But what about water? Water …

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2021 Wool Pool

See the attached flyer for more information regarding the 2021 Wool Pool and proper wool handling prior to delivery. …

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Friday Spotlight: B&B Farms

Today’s Friday Spotlight comes to us from B&B Farms in the Westfield area of Stokes County. The Bovender family, …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

2 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Liability for Injury from Livestock

This publication provides farmers or landowners with an overview of rules of liability for any …

Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

3 weeks ago

Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …

Pastured Pork For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured pork production for small and beginning farmers in …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

7/9/21