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Livestock Newsletter

See below for our Livestock Newsletter for November and December 2019. Contact the office at 919-731-1525 if you have …

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The FAMACHA History

The FAMACHA charts are named after Faffa Malan from South Africa. Check the following YouTube informative …

Livestock Newsletter

See below for our latest livestock newsletter! Contact me with any questions or concerns. Wayne County Livestock Newsletter September …

Foxtail

Weed of the Week: Foxtail

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Ironweed

Weed of the Week: Ironweed

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JImsonweed

Weed of the Week: Jimsonweed

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Nutgrass

Weed of the Week: Nutgrass

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Vaseygrass

Weed of the Week: Vaseygrass

See below for a VERY common weed, you’ve probably seen it in your pastures and your lawns. Disclaimer: The use of …

Dallisgrass

Weed of the Week: Dallisgrass

Weed of the week, see below for tips on controlling it! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or …

Goosegrass

Weed of the Week: Goosegrass

This is a common weed found in our pastures, lawns, everywhere! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or …

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Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

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Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

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Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …