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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

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

3 weeks ago

Fences for Horses

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

11/19/19

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

11/14/19
Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

11/14/19

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

11/13/19

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

11/6/19
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

11/1/19
A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

10/11/19SoilFacts