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Latest on USDA Pandemic Assistance

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

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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NC Agritunity Goes Virtual in 2021!!

2021 Virtual NC Agritunity Conference Thursday, February 11, 2021 90:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration is available now! For more information visit our NC …

NCDA&CS COVID-19 Dairy Aid Program

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for …

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Breaking Down CFAP 2.0

American Farm Bureau Federation released an article breaking down the sections of CFAP 2.0. Relevant livestock and dairy info …

CFAP 2.0 Announced

Today, USDA announced CFAP 2. Dairy operations applying for CFAP 2 must be in the business of producing and …

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NC Farm School 2021

2021 Classroom Meetings Schedule February 2nd, 16th March 2nd, 16th April 6th, 20th May 4th, 18th Classroom business planning sessions are Tuesdays on the …

CFAP Deadline Approaching

As a reminder, the deadline for participating in the Coronavirus Financial Assistance Program (CFAP) through the USDA Farm Service …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

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Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

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Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

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Pastured Pork For Small Farms in North Carolina

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Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

6/23/21
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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 …

6/17/21