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USDA Direct Assistance Program-CFAP 2

The United States Department of Agriculture is providing critical support to our nation’s farmers and ranchers through the Coronavirus …

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Insect Control in Forages

Two excellent resources for product recommendations for insect control in forages. Insect Control on Forage Crops Fall Armyworm Control …

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Guidance on Face Coverings in Wilkes

We are sharing information from The State of North Carolina and Wilkes County Government on proper face covering. *They recommend …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

2 weeks ago

Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes

Listeriosis in Your Herd

A Q&A on listeriosis in goats, including causes, symptoms, prevention and risk to humans.

2 weeks agoMeat Goat Notes