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Pesticide Collection Day

When: May 1, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Agriculture Service Center, 134 Government Circle, Jefferson, NC 28640 For …

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March 2019 Newsletter

The March 2019 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the winners in the State …

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Respirator Fit Testing

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Family Central (626 Ashe Central School Road, Jefferson, NC) The OSHA questionnaire and …

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. …