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Micah Orfield

Micah Orfield

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Ashe County
Street Address: 134 Law Enforcement Drive
Suite 202
Jefferson, NC 28640
Mailing Address: 134 Law Enforcement Drive
Suite 202
Jefferson, NC 28640

Recent Posts by Micah Orfield

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Why Lime

Check out our fall newsletter for more information regarding soil acidity and basic information regarding liming. Livestock Newsletter August …

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Weaning Time

Weaning Calves As cow/calf farmers, one of the most stressful times is weaning. Weaning is not only stressful for the …

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Hi, How Are You?

I am in awe of COVID-19 and how it has impacted the entire world. I have never been witness …

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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 …

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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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