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Cover photo for NC Cattlemen's Association Annual Conference

NC Cattlemen's Association Annual Conference

71ST ANNUAL NC CATTLEMEN’S CONFERENCE Hickory Metro Center Convention Center – Hickory, NC February 24-25, 2023 Conference topics include: making the most …

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Small Ruminant Webinar Series

Mark your calendars and register today! The Extension Small Ruminant Program Team has organized several webinar series on management practices …

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WNC Beef Cattle Commission Meetings

WNC Beef Cattle Commission strengthens the beef cattle market in the mountains through educational programs at monthly meetings. Members …

Cover photo for 2023 Beef Industry Tour

2023 Beef Industry Tour

N.C. Cooperative Extension is planning a Beef Industry Tour February 14-16, 2023 During this tour, participants will visit locations in …

Cover photo for Youth Beef Leadership Institute

Youth Beef Leadership Institute

Want to enhance your Beef Knowledge? Learn Team Building Skills? Enhance your Public Speaking? Learn about College Opportunities? Make …

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Youth Dairy Holiday Photo Contest

Each year, the Dairy Photo Contest allows youth to put their creative talents to use to develop a message about the dairy industry …

BQA Flyer

Beef Quality Assurance Training

Please join us for a Beef Quality Assurance Training on Friday, March 4th at the Mountain Research Station in Waynesville beginning at …

Flood Hotline for Farmers

In an effort to better help our ag community, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has activated its …

After the Storm!

N.C. Cooperative Extension has a wealth of information that will help answer questions from crop and garden issues and …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Limited Liability Companies: Steps in Formation

This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …

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Silage and Haylage Production

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

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Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

A guide for urban residents who want to raise backyard chickens. Includes information about breed …

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Hay Production

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

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Cool-Season Annual Forages for Pasture-Based Livestock Systems

Cool-season annual forages like wheat, oats, and ryegrass can be used to feed livestock in …

4/5/24

Phosphorus Management for Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Waste

This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

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Map showing counties with broiler production across North Carolina, predominantly in the southern piedmont.

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This publication discusses how excess zinc and copper from animal manure can lead to soil …

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