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Video: Controlling Pasture Weeds

A healthy pasture, i.e., well established, uniform ground coverage, with adequate height management during and after defoliation, is your …

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October Livestock E-News

October Livestock E-News Livestock Newsletter – Oct Grants Fund A Farmer Grant: Grants of up to $2,500 are available for projects such …

NCDA&CS COVID-19 Dairy Aid Program

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for …

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Breaking Down CFAP 2.0

American Farm Bureau Federation released an article breaking down the sections of CFAP 2.0. Relevant livestock and dairy info …

CFAP 2.0 Announced

Today, USDA announced CFAP 2. Dairy operations applying for CFAP 2 must be in the business of producing and …

CFAP Deadline Approaching

As a reminder, the deadline for participating in the Coronavirus Financial Assistance Program (CFAP) through the USDA Farm Service …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Fetal Programming: Cow Nutrition and its Effects on Calf Performance

Recently, a lot of researchers have demonstrated that cow nutrition can impact more than just …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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Delineation of sludge zone and liquid layer above.

Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

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

11/24/20
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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