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January Livestock News

In this edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Planning for Sludge Removal – Eve Honeycutt, Lenoir and Greene Counties Beautiful …

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Caterpillar Tunnel Workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Montgomery County, in cooperation with CFSA and the Sandhills AGInnovation Center, will be hosting a …

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November Livestock News

In this issue of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Animal Waste Management Winter Hay Calculations Reducing Calving Difficulties Winter Management of Small Ruminants Youth …

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What's Eating My Garden?

The Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Association of Montgomery County is hosting a FREE educational opportunity on Wednesday, November 6, …

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Goat and Sheep Producer Meeting

Carthage Farm Supply is hosting a Goat and Sheep Produers Meeting on Monday, November 4, 2019, beginning at 6:30 p.m. …

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Taco Thursday Local Food Demo

Taco Tuesday is “all the rage” right now but why limit the taco craze to Tuesdays? To help you …

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Microchipping Your Horse

With hurricane season now peaking here in North Carolina, we all know that permanent identification is important when it …

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September 2019 Livestock News

In the September Edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information 2019 Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show Animal Waste Management N.C. Cooperative Extension …

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2019 Youth Livestock Show

The 2019 Montgomery County 4-H and Farm Bureau Youth Livestock Show was held on Saturday, August 24 at the …

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Bacon Peach Panini Local Food Demo

On Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., N.C. Cooperative Extension agents will be at the Farmer’s Market …

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2019 Youth Livestock Show Announced

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Montgomery County Center is pleased to announce that the 2019 Montgomery County Youth Livestock Show …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

12/18/19

Ruminant Preference for Bermudagrass Hay With and Without Exposure to Swine Lagoon Effluent

Bermudagrass hays cut from a swine lagoon spray field prior to and following effluent application …

12/18/19

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

12/18/19

Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

This publication provides guidance on applying nutrients from animal wastes on cover crops. It provides …

12/17/19

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

11/25/19

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

11/19/19

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

11/14/19
Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

11/14/19