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Careers in the Livestock Industry

Did you know there are many career opportunities available to work with Livestock? I always loved animals growing up, …

WE GROW UNION COUNTY

'tis the Season

As we have entered the holiday season, and Thanksgiving has come and gone, UC Extension has much to be …

October - We Grow Union County

A Fall for All

As the leaves have begun to change and the second month of Fall has come and gone, N.C. Cooperative …

We Grow Union County

Growing Community

August and September provided several opportunities for celebration and involvement in Union County. N.C. Cooperative Extension in Union County …

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Summer of Celebration

This month, UC Extension is thrilled to announce the completion and subsequent grand opening of The Special Events Center …

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Wasps at Porch Lights

In recent weeks we’ve been getting a lot of messages regarding large wasps coming to porch lights. In all …

Cows Standing in Pasture

Managing Summer Annual Pastures

Summer annual forages, like sorghum, sudan-grass, and millets are becoming an increasingly common method of providing additional forage during …

Pelletized Lime in a Blue and White Bag

What About Lime?

When you send off a soil sample to test the nutrient levels in your soil, one of the recommendations …

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Reducing Hay Waste

Feeding hay in the winter can be one of the largest expenses for livestock owners. Consequently, we want to …

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Livestock Newsletter

The winter edition of the Tri-County Livestock Newsletter is here! Information on nitrates in hay, hay storage concerns, and …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Present Use Value: Transferring Property Enrolled in Present Use Value Property Taxation

This publication provides an overview of the Present-Use Value (PUV) property tax program in North …

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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

12/13/21
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

12/9/21
Close-up of cattle grazing in field of fescue

Comparison of Commercially Available Novel-Endophyte Tall Fescue Forage Varieties

This publication compares novel-endophyte tall fescue forage varieties and includes renovation planning information on choosing …

12/9/21
Figure 1. Recipes for composting poultry mortalities

Simplified Recipes for Poultry Mortality Bin Composting

This publication provides two simplified recipes for bin composting of routine poultry mortality for producers …

12/1/21
A live, small tan/yellow phorid fly

Phorid Flies

Phorid flies are small flies that breed in moist, decaying organic matter and can be …

11/18/21

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

11/10/21