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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

The year 2020 has been full of disappointment for many. Most recently it was announced that even the North …

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Extension FAQs

What is that bug in my garden? Do I really have to use margarine in that recipe or is …

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Meat Supply Facts

You have likely seen much on the news and floating around social media in regards to potential meat shortages …

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Youth Rabbit Show

Do you love animals that are soft, have two giant ears, and a cottontail? If you said yes, then …

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Disaster Resources - Florence

The potential for severe impacts from Hurricane Florence is becoming more and more imminent for our area. Please act …

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Hurricane Prep for Horse Owners

As we continue to monitor the progress and track of Hurricane Dorian, horse owners should complete preparations to protect …

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Help Us to Help You!

North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Asian Longhorned Tick

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

2 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 …

3 weeks ago
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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

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

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

6/23/21
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Forage Conservation Techniques: Silage and Haylage Production

This publication provides information on two forage conservation techniques to help producers select a technique …

6/17/21