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March 2020 Newsletter

The March 2020 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the recent winners of the …

Livestock Newsletter--March

See below for our most current livestock newsletter, for March & April. Contact me with any questions! Livestock March 2020 …

Spring Oats

Forage Friday: Spring Oats

See below for our current forage highlight, spring oats! As always, contact me with any forage …

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February 2020 Newsletter

The February 2020 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the upcoming educational contests, eligibility card procedures, …

White Clover

Forage Fridays: White Clover

Our next installment of forage Fridays covers white clover. This is a popular forage to mix with perennial grasses, …

Bahiagrass

Forage Fridays

We’re starting a new series of forage information, called Forage Fridays. Of course, I was late with the first …

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Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for …

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Poultry Farm Biosecurity Field Manual / Manual de campo para la bioseguridad de granjas avícolas

This pocket-size bilingual field manual in English and Spanish summarizes recommended practices to prevent disease …

1 week ago

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

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

1 week ago
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Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

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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 …

3 weeks ago
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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

3/4/20SoilFacts

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

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

2/19/20

Poultry Litter Amendments

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

2/12/20