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Cover photo for 2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

A County Fair-style festival, complete with judging of vegetables, eggs, and flowers; agricultural demos; craft vendors; food vendors and …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

7 days ago

Poultry Litter Amendments

This fact sheet discusses different types of amendments that can be used to manage ammonia …

2 weeks ago
Photo of a steer grazing.

Grazing Behavior of Steers Offered Different Warm-season Grass Canopies: Nutritive Value and Particle-size Characteristics of the Diets

The dry matter yield and nutritive value of flaccidgrass, with potential as a ruminant feed …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. Liquid waste sampling device

Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

3 weeks ago

Induced Molting as a Management Tool

Because of increasing economic pressure related to capital costs, egg prices, feed prices, and replacement …

3 weeks ago

Induced Molting of Commercial Layers

This publication discusses how to molt commercial layer flocks.

3 weeks ago

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

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

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