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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 …

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All About Animals Summer Adventure

On Friday, July 12, 2019, N.C. Cooperative Extension of Montgomery County hosted the All About Animals Summer Adventure program …

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July 2019 Livestock Newsletter

In the July 2019 edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Animal Waste Reminders, State Permit Renewal, Hurricane Season Reminders Managing …

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May Livestock Newsletter

In the May Edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County Information Sprayfield Options Don’t Be Crabby About Crabgrass Preparing Your Calves For Weaning Parasites …

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Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

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Graphical representation of pine plantations in Duplin County

Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

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

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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 …

3/22/19
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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Body Condition Scoring: A Management Tool for the Broodmare Owner

This publication addresses the effect of body condition on the reproductive performance of mares as …