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You likely saw USDA’s announcement of additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance …

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Pokeweed- Weed ID Wednesday

Common Pokeweed is an herbaceous perennial that can grow up to 9 ft tall, have a taproot over a …

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Johnsongrass - Weed ID Wednesday

Johnsongrass is easily spotted in pastures and hayfields because it grows in bunches that tend to be taller than …

Fly Survey Open Until June 1

Dairy producers – please complete this Dairy Fly Management survey by June 1, 2021! This research is designed to …

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Weed ID Guide

See the University of Missouri Weed ID Guide, an excellent online tool for plant ID. It provides several options …

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Got Mud?

Join us for a free seminar on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 7 p.m. to talk about mud problems/solutions, …

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Podcast!

Why are NC State Extension and N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talking about rapidly developing farmland? What …

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Marestail - Weed ID Wednesday

Marestail, also known as horseweed, is a common occurrence across pastures, haylands, and row crop fields. It can be …

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Forage Conservation Techniques: Silage and Haylage Production

This publication provides information on two forage conservation techniques to help producers select a technique …

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Reducing Drift and Odor With Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

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Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. …

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Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

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North Carolina Dairy Stakeholder Survey Results

This publication addresses the needs of the changing dairy industry in North Carolina by reviewing …

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Personnel Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food Safety

The FDA considers Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) to be “Necessary to prevent animal food …

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …