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Rabies in Livestock

While you might not think about rabies occurring in livestock, it happens each year. If you think about it, …

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Livestock YouTube Videos

The following livestock videos are available on our N.C. Cooperative Extension of Alamance County YouTube Channel, be sure to …

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2021 Hay Directory

Looking for hay to purchase? Look no further than the 2021 Hay Directory where you will find different sizes …

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Scrapie Regulation Updates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) has updated the scrapie regulations and …

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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 …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

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

12/7/20
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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
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Forage Fertilization in North Carolina: Concepts and Guidelines

This publication discusses appropriate fertilizer application for forages in North Carolina.

11/13/20