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Union County 4-H Chicken Project!

Union County 4-H is excited to offer a chicken project opportunity for youth interested in livestock and poultry. For …

cows grazing in field

Summer Annuals

As we head into August, the summer heat continues to beat down, causing a loss of productivity in our …

Forage Field Day!

Join us for an evening field day, featuring summer annuals and the research being done here in Union County. August …

Livestock Needs Assessment Survey

Rachel Owens, the Agriculture Extension Agent for Livestock is seeking community input through an anonymous survey regarding livestock needs. …

Small Farms-AgriShop Series & Academy

Don’t miss out on a great opportunity! The AgriShop Series and Academy will include workshops covering Heirloom Tomatoes, Ginger, …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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. …

2 days agoAnimal Science Facts

Coccidiosis, the Most Common Cause of Diarrhea in Young Goats

This factsheet offers some information on the signs, symptoms, and treatment of coccidiosis, the most …

2 days agoAnimal Science Facts
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Vaccinating Goats Against Enterotoxemia and Tetanus: Is it Necessary?

It is generally advised that all goats be vaccinated against overeating disease (enterotoxemia) and tetanus. …

2 days agoAnimal Science Facts

Herd Animal Death Problems

Animal necropsies attempt to determine the cause of death and whether it affects a concern …

2 days agoAnimal Science Facts

Forage Needs and Grazing Management for Meat Goats in the Humid Southeast

This factsheet offers information on forage needs for meat goats, as well as typical grazing …

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

6/4/20
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, …

5/20/20SoilFacts
Photo of spreader truck discharging litter onto field

Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

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

5/18/20SoilFacts