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Place Your Order for a Live Hog

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, many livestock farmers across the state have been faced with chickens and hogs ready …

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Testing the Soil for Success

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center is offering a webinar entitled Testing the Soil for Success. The class will …

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Asian Giant Hornet ID Guide

A Side by Side Comparison of the Asian Giant Hornet and Other Insects The following are some insects that might …

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Beginner Farmer Online Series

Extension agents always have clients ask them, “I have some land that I want to do something with. Tell …

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Turkey Talking 101

When Benjamin Franklin suggested the wild turkey as our national bird, he obviously noticed its fascinating characteristics and appeal. …

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Request for PPE to USDA

USDA Collecting Information on Personal Protective Equipment Needs of our Farming Community The USDA is collecting information on growers ability …

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Small Business Assistance Including Farms

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans The program would provide cash-flow assistance through 100 percent federally guaranteed loans to employers who …

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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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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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Controlling Sore Mouth in Meat Goats

This publication offers information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of sore mouth, a contagious, …

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Breeds and Production Traits of Meat Goats

This publication covers the characteristics and production traits (adaptability, reproductive rate, growth rate, carcass characteristics) …

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Preparing Meat Goats for the Breeding Season

This publication offers information on how to prep does and bucks for the meat goat …

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Heat Detection and Breeding in Meat Goats

This publication covers the signs of heat in does and some basic information on breeding …

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Basic Meat Goat Facts

This factsheet gives at-a-glance information on a variety of meat goat facts, including reproductive aspects, …

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