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Women in Agriculture - Fiber Tour

The Franklin County Cooperative Extension’s “Women in Agriculture” Fiber Tour will take place on Friday, August 18th, beginning with …

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What Is Farm-City Week?

The first Farm City Week was born in 1955 when Charles Dana Bennett, businessman from Vermont and Merle H. …

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"Back in the Saddle"

Franklin County’s 21st Annual Franklin County Horse Farm Tour took place Friday, August 5. Here is a link to a video …

Thinking About Selling Timber?

Many farms in Franklin County are diverse…that is, they have many types of income producing enterprises such as livestock, …

Upcoming Livestock Extension Events

“Regional Winter Equine Series Continues in 2015” Educational meetings continue throughout the winter months for equine owners in the region. …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

1 week ago
Figure 1. Horse fly.

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Commercial Emu Production

This publication discusses commercial emu production. Topics covered include getting started with an emu business, …

2 weeks ago

Phosphorus Management for Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Waste

This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts

Nitrate Management in Beef Cattle Production Systems

This publication describes how to avoid high nitrate in forages, and how to manage high …

10/18/18

Warm-Season Perennial Forages Conserved as Hay: Nutritive Value and Quality

This bulletin brings together 18 independent experiments that address aspects of nutritive value and quality …

10/17/18

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

9/25/18