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Youth Livestock Show

The 2020 Macon County Fair was officially canceled this September. Although the fair was canceled, the fair board members, …

Family Cow Webinar

June 18, 2020, 6:30–8 p.m. sign up for the Family Dairy Cow Webinar The current pandemic has certainly caused a change in …

4-H Livestock

Youth Livestock Clinic

The Jackson, Macon, Swain Cattlemen’s Association will have a livestock clinic on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Steers will work …

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Buttercup Control

It is that time of year again. In the next couple of weeks, that familiar golden blanket will engulf many …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Making Use of Surplus Milk

This publication provides information on using surplus milk for land application, as a waste product …

3 days ago

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

1 week ago
Figure 1. Pregnancy rates of cows calving

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 …

2 weeks agoAnimal Science Facts
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

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 …

12/7/20
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
Graphic showing factors that affect animal performance and indic

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