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Horse Pasture Renovations

Horses are a major part of our agriculture and tourism economy across our landscape. They are also an important …

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New Cattle Working Equipment

The Jackson and Swain County Extension received Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Grant Funds through the regional Resource Conservation and …

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Drought Stressful on Livestock

The current drought conditions are placing a strain on livestock due to a lack of adequate nutritional forage and …

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Drought and Hay Alert

As drought continues and growing season has ended with first frost across our two counties of Jackson and Swain …

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Talking Turkey

During this time of year, some of the most frequently asked questions at our office involves cooking a turkey. …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Figure 1. Horse fly.

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

5 days agoAnimal Science Facts

Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

How to manage pesticides to control insects and diseases of poultry (broilers, layers, and turkeys) …

Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …