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Drought and Animal Feed Requirements

Livestock producers in western North Carolina have been impacted by the worst drought in recent years. There has been …

Photo of John CothrenJohn CothrenExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops
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Helpful Tips for Bull Selection

Bull selection can be tricky business but one good thing about it is that “one size fits all” does …

Photo of John CothrenJohn CothrenExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops
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Double Trouble?

As most producers have starting calving heifers and older cows starting next month, twin births occur in 1 to …

Photo of John CothrenJohn CothrenExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops
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Calving Tips

Calving time is when the rubber hits the road in the cow business. After all, without a live – …

Photo of John CothrenJohn CothrenExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Field Crops

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

2017 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

11/11/16

NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

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

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 …

NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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

Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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