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December 2019 Newsletter

The December 2019 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the accomplishments of our 4-H’ers at the …

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Health Coverage Enrollment Event

There will be health coverage enrollment assistance available for FREE on Monday, November 25, 3 to 6 p.m. in …

Youth learning about cattle

2019 Agriculture Awareness Field Day

On October 8 and 9 the N.C. Cooperative Extension, McDowell County Center and McDowell Agricultural Youth Foundation hosted their …

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Pesticide Re-Certification Class

On Monday, September 9, 2019, there will be a commercial and private pesticide license re-certification class from 1–5 p.m. 1–3 …

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August 2019 Newsletter

The August 2019 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the accomplishments of our 4-H’ers …

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2019 N.C. 4-H Livestock Contest

McDowell County’s 4-H Youth Livestock team traveled to Raleigh on July 25 and 26 to compete at the 2019 …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

12/18/19

Ruminant Preference for Bermudagrass Hay With and Without Exposure to Swine Lagoon Effluent

Bermudagrass hays cut from a swine lagoon spray field prior to and following effluent application …

12/18/19

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

12/18/19

Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

This publication provides guidance on applying nutrients from animal wastes on cover crops. It provides …

12/17/19

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 …

11/25/19

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

11/19/19

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

11/14/19
Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

11/14/19