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Sep/Oct Newsletter

See the link below for our most recent livestock/forages newsletter. Please contact our office at (919) 731-1525 or stefani.sykes@waynegov.com …

Meat

Selling Local Meat Workshop

Have you ever wanted to sell your own meat? Not sure what the rules are? Register for an upcoming …

Wayne Livestock Shows

Although the Wayne County Fair is not happening, we are still having our livestock shows Oct 2–4, 2020. Please …

July-August Livestock Newsletter

See the PDF for our latest newsletter! Contact our office at 919-731-1525 with any questions regarding livestock, forages, and …

CFAP

Attached you will find a factsheet with information regarding CFAP (Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for Livestock Producers). This program …

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 …

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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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

11/13/20

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

11/13/20
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Forage Fertilization in North Carolina: Concepts and Guidelines

This publication discusses appropriate fertilizer application for forages in North Carolina.

11/13/20
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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

11/13/20
Graph of typical moisture loss patter in forages

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

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

11/12/20

FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

11/10/20
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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

11/9/20