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Pesticide Container Recylcing

The NCDA&CS Pesticide Container Recycling Program funds efforts to foster public health and safety, environmental protection, and resource conservation …

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Fall Pasture Walk

Have questions or want to better manage your pastures? During this walk on a local farm, you will have …

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The Basics of Beekeeping

Also referred to as Apiculture, beekeeping is the process of maintaining bee colonies in structures known as hives, for …

March Beekeepers' Meeting

The Halifax & Northampton Counties Beekeepers’ Association looks forward to seeing you at our March meeting, taking place Tuesday …

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Equine Coggins & Vaccine Clinic

Equine Coggins & Vaccination Clinic 2022 Sponsored By: The Halifax County Horse Council WHEN: February 5, 2022 – 9 a.m. to …

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2023 4-H Livestock Project

2023 Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale April 4-5, 2023 If you missed the Mandatory Orientation, HERE is the link …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Systems - Type B

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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3 drawings of lamb feet positioning. 1st is correct.

Market Lamb Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of market lambs.

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Timeline showing when calves are at risk from each pathogen that causes scours as described in Table 1.

Calf Care Guide for Youth

This publication provides information about common calf health issues and steps youth can take to …

11/16/22
Movement of nitrogen through a swine farm using a lagoon-sprayfield manure management system.

How Does Nitrogen Move Through a Swine Farm with a Lagoon-Sprayfield System?

This publication provides basic information on animal production systems and reviews the movement of nitrogen …

11/16/22
Delineation of sludge zone and liquid layer above.

Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

11/15/22
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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

11/15/22
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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 …

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

11/8/22