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What Do These Beef Labels Mean?

Food labels can be a little hard to understand sometimes. Because of this, we put together a small infographic …

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May Is National Beef Month!

Beef. It’s what’s for dinner. Whether enjoying a tasty cheeseburger or a juicy ribeye, beef is a healthy and …

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WNC Spring Livestock Update

This event is free. To register, please visit the Eventbrite registration page. June 4, 2021, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. WNC …

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WNC Livestock Newsletter, Spring 2021

The WNC Livestock Newsletter is a quarterly publication with articles written by livestock agents and specialists from western North …

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Horse Health Series

Horse Health Series Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in Onslow, Lenoir, Greene, Jones, Pamlico, and Craven Counties for virtual training via …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

This publication provides an overview of the Present-Use Value (PUV) property tax program in North …

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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

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

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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Comparison of Commercially Available Novel-Endophyte Tall Fescue Forage Varieties

This publication compares novel-endophyte tall fescue forage varieties and includes renovation planning information on choosing …

12/9/21
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Simplified Recipes for Poultry Mortality Bin Composting

This publication provides two simplified recipes for bin composting of routine poultry mortality for producers …

12/1/21
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Phorid Flies

Phorid flies are small flies that breed in moist, decaying organic matter and can be …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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