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Guidance on Using Surplus Milk

In this article, you’ll find information about ways you can use surplus milk on your farm and additional guidance …

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How Do I Blanch Vegetables?

Q: How do I blanch vegetables? A: Blanching (scalding vegetables in boiling water or steam for a short time) is …

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Homemade Hand Sanitizer

The big topic of discussion at this time is COVID-19. We live in an age of technology and a …

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Lean Dairy Farming- Webinar

NC Dairy Extension is partnering with Alltech On-Farm Support to bring you a webinar about Lean practices in Dairy …

COVID-19 and Your Dairy Farm

COVID-19 and Your Dairy Farm COVID-19 SafetyTips The US is confronting a global pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus that results …

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Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

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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Food Safety Modernization Act Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals and COVID-19

How existing facility Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on personal hygiene and sanitation can be adapted …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

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Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

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Figure 1. Example A volume formula.

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 …

3/18/20

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

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

3/18/20
Figure 1. Traveling gun irrigation system.

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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