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Cover photo for Pastured Pork Workshop

Pastured Pork Workshop

When: October 16, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Colfax Creek Farm, 274 Harvey Logan Road, Bostic, NC …

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Foothills Farm Tour

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Rutherford County and Polk County Agricultural Development are partnering to bring you the first ever …

4-H Poultry Judging and Avian Bowl

Rutherford County Extension Center Monday, March 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Open to youth ages 9-18. Practices dates and times to …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

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Poultry Litter Amendments

This fact sheet discusses different types of amendments that can be used to manage ammonia …

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Photo of a steer grazing.

Grazing Behavior of Steers Offered Different Warm-season Grass Canopies: Nutritive Value and Particle-size Characteristics of the Diets

The dry matter yield and nutritive value of flaccidgrass, with potential as a ruminant feed …

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Figure 1. Liquid waste sampling device

Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

2/7/20

Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

2/5/20

Induced Molting of Commercial Layers

This publication discusses how to molt commercial layer flocks.

2/5/20

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

1/31/20