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Rachel Owens

Rachel Owens

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock Union County
Street Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112

Recent Posts by Rachel Owens

Chart for Livestock Careers

Careers in the Livestock Industry

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

Brown Army Worm

Fall Army Worm

Courtesy of Iowa State University This year there have been several reports of fall army worms damaging pastures. As the …

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The BQA program, which stands for Beef Quality Assurance, is a voluntary national program designed to increase consumer confidence …

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Managing Summer Annual Pastures

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

Union County Local Beef Packaged - Visit NC Farms

Visit NC Farms - Local Meat!

It’s grilling season! With plenty of opportunities to fire up the grill, summer is a great time to spend outdoors …

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