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Guidance on Using Surplus Milk

In this article, you’ll find information about ways you can use surplus milk on your farm and additional guidance …

Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

Due to the number of questions regarding manure application to cover crops within Certified Animal Waste Management Plans, the …

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Mass Mortality Composting

NCDA&CS is moving forward with mortality management, regardless of FEMA’s assistance. The Department has been diligently working to sign …

Agricultural Emergencies Hotline

The N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services has activated its hotline to connect farmers with resources that can …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

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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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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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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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

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Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

3/23/21
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Spinner Spreader Calibration for Land Application of Poultry Litter

This publication discusses using poultry waste as a nutrient treatment for field crops. It provides …

3/5/21
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Reducing Odor and Dust Emissions from Fan-Ventilated Swine Barns with a Combined Engineered Windbreak Wall-Vegetative Strip System

This publication provides information about building a simple yet effective system for reducing odors and …

3/3/21
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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.