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All Hay Is Not Created Equal

Ashe County experienced a beautiful hay week early in the season. As the rain sets back in and July …

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Vaccine Disposal

In March 2019, the first Pesticide Disposal Day in over nine years was held in Ashe County. Over 5000 …

Personal protective equipment

Pastures and Spray Rates

To help combat weedy pastures farmers often rely on pesticides. Pesticides have proven to be an effective tool in …

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Asian Longhorn Tick

The Asian Longhorn Tick and More…. There are four common tick types and each is a vector for other issues. …

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Livestock Needs Assessment

The survey should only take about 10 minutes of your time. Your answers are completely anonymous. Your completion of …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forage Needs and Grazing Management for Meat Goats in the Humid Southeast

This factsheet offers information on forage needs for meat goats, as well as typical grazing …

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

6/4/20
Figure 1. Traveling gun irrigation system.

Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

5/20/20SoilFacts
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

5/18/20SoilFacts
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

5/15/20

Controlling Sore Mouth in Meat Goats

This publication offers information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of sore mouth, a contagious, …

Breeds and Production Traits of Meat Goats

This publication covers the characteristics and production traits (adaptability, reproductive rate, growth rate, carcass characteristics) …

Preparing Meat Goats for the Breeding Season

This publication offers information on how to prep does and bucks for the meat goat …