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Cover photo for Northeast Regional Pork Conference

Northeast Regional Pork Conference

Registration is now open for the 2024 Northeast Regional Swine Conference. Join us for a great line-up of educational …

Cover photo for NC 4-H Livestock School

NC 4-H Livestock School

NC 4-H Livestock School When: February 17, 2024 Where: Lenoir County Livestock Arena, Kinston What: We will cover Sheep and Meat Goats Who: This event …

Cover photo for NCJHA Judging Contest

NCJHA Judging Contest

Please see the information for the 2024 NC Junior Hereford Association Livestock Judging Contest. When: February 3,2024 (Registration due January …

Cover photo for 2024 Coggins Clinic

2024 Coggins Clinic

The Northampton County 2024 Coggins Clinic will be held on Saturday January 20th from 10-noon in the Extension office …

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Black cattle graze pasture between rows of trees in CEFS silvopasture. Temporary electric fence holds cattle in a specific part of pasture.

Silvopastures: Forage Productivity and Microclimate

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Graphical representation of swine farms and forestland in SE NC

Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

Applying swine manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help swine producers manage …

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Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

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Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

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2024 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

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Livestock grazes on a grass-clover pasture. Bees forage on clover blossoms.

Frost-Seeding Clovers into Tall Fescue Pastures

This publication provides information about the practice and benefits of frost-seeding clovers into established tall …

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Limited Liability Companies: Steps in Formation

This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …