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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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Spinner Spreader Calibration for Land Application of Poultry Litter

This publication discusses using poultry waste as a nutrient treatment for field crops. It provides …

2 days ago
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Reducing Odor and Dust Emissions from Fan-Ventilated Swine Barns with a Combined Engineered Windbreak Wall-Vegetative Strip System

This publication provides information about building a simple yet effective system for reducing odors and …

4 days ago
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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.

Making Use of Surplus Milk

This publication provides information on using surplus milk for land application, as a waste product …

1/26/21

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

1/13/21
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Fetal Programming: Cow Nutrition and its Effects on Calf Performance

Recently, a lot of researchers have demonstrated that cow nutrition can impact more than just …

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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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Asian Longhorned Tick

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

12/7/20