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2020 Show and Sale

That time of year again–time to be thinking about the Wayne County Show and Sale!! Anyone who lives in …

Livestock Newsletter

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

Livestock Newsletter

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

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 …

Pokeweed

Weed of the Week: Pokeweed

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Hay Day

Hay Day

See below for information regarding our Hay Day this year! Email stefani.sykes@waynegov.com with any questions. Wayne County Hay Day July 26, …

Livestock Newsletter

See below for our current July and August Livestock Newsletter! Contact stefani.sykes@waynegov.com with any livestock questions you may have. Livestock …

Crabgrass

Weed of the Week: Crabgrass

Sometimes a weed, sometimes a valuable forage…you decide! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial …

Pigweed

Weed of the Week: Pigweed

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Sandspur

Weed of the Week: Sandspur

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Sicklepod

Weed of the Week: Sicklepod

This week’s weed is toxic! Scout now for plants, mature ones are seen in late summer and early fall. …

Broomsedge

Weed of the Week: Broomsedge

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Showy Crotalaria

Weed of the Week: Showy Crotalaria

Be on the lookout for this week’s weed…it can be TOXIC to all livestock species. Disclaimer: The use of brand names …

Smartweed

Weed of the Week: Smartweed

See below for this week’s weed! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial products …

Florida Pusley weed

Weed of the Week: Florida Pusley

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May and June 2019 Livestock Newsletter

Our newsletter is updated! Please check it out for important information regarding animal waste management, parasites in horses, and …

Marestail weed

Weed of the Week: Marestail

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Perilla Mint

Weed of the Week: Perilla Mint

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Horsenettle

Weed of the Week: Horsenettle

Our weed of the week is horsenettle! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial …

Cover photo for Weed of the Week: Wild Garlic

Weed of the Week: Wild Garlic

This week’s weed is wild garlic, while it looks similar to wild onion–this one has a distinctive …

Wild Mustard weed

Weed of the Week: Wild Mustard

This week’s weed is wild mustard, an erect winter annual that can be toxic (if eaten in large quantities). Disclaimer: …

Picture of Chickweed

Weed of the Week--Chickwee

To continue our Weed of the Week series, this week’s weed is Chickweed (another common winter weed around …

Weed of the Week

Weed of the Week--Henbit

See below for our new Weed of the Week series. Our first weed is a winter annual we are …

Show and Sale 2019

The Wayne County Jr Livestock Show and Sale is an event held every year for the youth of Wayne …

2018 Hurricane Prep

As I sit in my office with the rain pouring outside the window, I realize that hurricane season is …

Water for Small Ruminants

With the heat of the summer beating down on us, this is the perfect time to discuss water requirements …

Hurricane Prep for Livestock

After last year’s hurricane season, I can imagine that all the livestock owners out there are on high alert …

May & June Fencelines 2017

Here is the latest Fencelines newsletter! Please email or call if you would like to be added to the …

FAMACHA Training

FAMACHA training will be held Thursday, November 3rd at 1 p.m. at Cherry Research Farm. This system is used …

Preventing Hay Fires

Fires that damage or destroy hay and barns can cost farmers thousands of dollars in one day. In the …

Hurricane Prep for Livestock

Since hurricane season started June 1st and continues throughout the summer, I thought now was the perfect time to …

Spring Pasture Advice

It’s officially spring and while our weather is still experiencing some highs and lows, our pastures are starting to …

Upcoming FAMACHA Training

FAMACHA is a method of selective deworming for small ruminants that uses the color of mucous membranes (the eyes) …

Pneumonia in Summer

Most of us are accustomed to hearing the word “pneumonia” and associate it with the wet cold of winter. …

2015 Show and Sale Workshops

Please plan to attend two of the following workshops in order to fulfill your participation requirements for the Wayne …

Show and Sale

It’s that time of year again! Time to start thinking about your animal for the Wayne County Junior Livestock …

Guarding Your Livestock

This topic may not apply to all goat and sheep producers but I hope you will find it interesting …

Goat Breeding: BCS Is Important

Goats can be incredibly interesting, and entertaining, animals to work with. For those of you who have goats, you …