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HPAI Detected in Emo in Rowan County

https://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/release/2023/RowanCountyhasapositiveHPAIcase.htm For more information on HPAI, identifying the virus, protecting your flock, and updates on the outbreak, please see our …

4H Dairy Quizbowl Immersion Day

So you have memorized the questions and answers but have you ever seen dairy management up close? Whether you are …

DMC Signup Available Through December 9th

USDA is currently accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2023 enrollment. This signup period enables producers to get …

Iredell County Fair Sept 2 -10

Iredell County Fair

The Iredell County fair opens Friday, September 2 and runs through Saturday, September 10. We will be taking in …

Report to the People

Our 2021 Report to the People was held in July, here’s the report of what our Department did over …

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Heat Sources for Post-Weaning Pigs

This publication provides information about common heat sources used to supply supplemental warmth for young …

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Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

How to manage pesticides to control insects and diseases of poultry (broilers, layers, and turkeys) …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

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Simplified Recipes for Poultry Mortality Bin Composting

This publication provides two simplified recipes for bin composting of routine poultry mortality for producers …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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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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Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.