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Cover photo for January Livestock News

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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Wildlife Magazine Photo Competition

The 15th Annual Wildlife In North Carolina Magazine Photo Competition is now underway. According to the NC Wildlife Commission’s website, …

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Pea Grain Field Day

Registration is now open for the Pea Grain Field Day which will be held on May 8, 2019, from 7:30–10 …

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2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference

Announcing the opportunity to go to a Conference in Auburn, Alabama designed just for cover crop management. Registration includes: Access to …

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Pesticide Disposal Day Announced

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension ofMontgomery County, will …

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March Livestock Newsletter

In the March edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County News Regional Chicken Show Update Notes from DEQ Inspectors Soil Building Using Annual …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference

CONFERENCE INFORMATION Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center, 444 Bristol Dr., Statesville, NC Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference …

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2019 Peach Grower Annual Meeting

The NC Peach Growers’ Society will host their Annual Meeting on January 22, 2019, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Moore …

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Large-Scale Organic Materials Composting

This publication provides an overview of how to design and manage a composting system to …

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Basic Information for Determining Drain Spacing on North Carolina Soils

Knowing the soil profile of your agricultural land will help determine the spacing needed for …

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Agricultural Subsurface Drainage Cost in North Carolina

Subsurface drainage is beneficial to agricultural lands by improving crop yield and eliminating prolonged wet …

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Should You Have Your Water Tested?

Most water in North Carolina is suitable for drinking and other home uses. There are, …

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Using Polyacrylamide (PAM) to Reduce Erosion on Construction Sites

This factsheet covers the use of polyacrylamides as a means of erosion control on construction …

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Using Baffles to Improve Sediment Basins

Runoff on construction sites often contains large amount of soil and trapping it before it …

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Fiber Check Dams and Polyacrylamide for Water Quality Improvement

This publication discusses the construction of fiber check dams on construction sites to control sediment …

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Chemical Treatment to Control Turbidity on Construction Sites

Construction sites of more than one acre are required to install systems to retain sediment …

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