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Cover photo for Western NC Spring Fling (CANCELED)

Western NC Spring Fling (CANCELED)

When: April 10–11, 2020 Where: NC Mountain State Fairgrounds What: Hog Show, Heifer Show, Steer Show – please use the forms …

Cover photo for NC Junior Hereford Association, Judging in January

NC Junior Hereford Association, Judging in January

Senior Contest Results Senior High Individual Overall Senior High Team Overall Senior Individual Goat Senior Team Goat Senior Individual Sheep Senior Team Sheep Senior Individual Cattle Senior …

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Advanced Livestock Judging Registration

Looking to improve your livestock judging skills? Want to travel to new farms and see high-quality stock? Have some judging experience? Between …

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NCJHA Judging in January

Judging in January Registration Information and Schedule When: January 25, 2020, registrations are due January 10 Where: NC State University Beef …

Cover photo for Gary Stamey Livestock Clinic

Gary Stamey Livestock Clinic

2019 Gary Stamey Livestock Clinic When: August 10, 2019 Where: NC Mountain State Fairgrounds (WNC Ag Center) – McGough Arena Fletcher, …

Cover photo for Foothills Livestock Judging Contest Results

Foothills Livestock Judging Contest Results

Senior Results High Senior Individual Overall High Senior Team Overall High Senior Individual Reasons High Senior Team Reasons High Senior Individual Sheep / Goats High …

Cover photo for Catawba Valley Beef Expo

Catawba Valley Beef Expo

Catawba Valley Beef Expo June 22, 2019 Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds Entry Deadline: Mail by June 12 (stamped) or carry in by …

Cover photo for Tar River Livestock Competition

Tar River Livestock Competition

Tar River Livestock Competition East Carolina Ag & Education Center Address, 1175 Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mount, NC Saturday, June 8, 2019, …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

2 weeks ago

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

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

2 weeks ago
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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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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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …


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

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


Poultry Litter Amendments

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