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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 …

Updated Swine Odor Control Checklist

Today, the Senate Bill 1217 Interagency Committee approved an updated Swine Odor Control Checklist. This is the first update …

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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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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, …

3 weeks agoAnimal Science Facts

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, …

3 weeks agoAnimal Science Facts