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Mooving milk! aug 9th-11 8:15am-4:30pm at lenoir county extension. Youth will trace Clover the Cow's growth from calf to dairy cow and learn about how milk moves from the farm to fridge, the dairy industry, and how dairy foods can contribute to a healthy diet. We're wrapping this camp with a trip to Simply natural dairy farm to tour the farm, facilities, and meet the dairy cows!

MOOving Milk! (Summer Fun 2022)

**THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. NO MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE** Get MOOvin’ and sign your youth up for our MOOving Milk Summer …

Livestock Newsletter - May 2022 Edition

Livestock News: May Edition

Check out May’s Livestock News! Inside this issue you’ll find 7 articles with important information pertaining to livestock. Contact our Livestock …

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Southeast District 4-H Horse Clinic

WHEN: April 15th-16th, 2022 WHERE: 5K Arena, 2020 Marsh Rd, Bladenboro, NC 28320 COST $35 per clinic session *Scholarships Available – inquire today!* Stall …

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JCCE: MPU Rental Information

Our Mobile Poultry Processing Unit (MPU) is now available to rent at our office! 367-A NC Highway 58 S, Trenton, …

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Wintering Livestock

Managing livestock is already challenging in good weather conditions, but when it comes to managing livestock in cold weather, …

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#JonesEmpowers

We’re kicking off 2022 by introducing our new hashtag #JonesEmpowers Whether you’re sharing or attending a Jones County Extension class, …

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4-H Horse Bowl (2022)

Our 4-H youth tested their knowledge on horses by participating in the 2022 4-H Horse Bowl! A quiz bowl all …

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Pig Project (2022)

WHEN: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 | 6:30 p.m. Project will run mid-January until the Coastal Plains Livestock Show and Sale …

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Coastal Plains Chicken Project (2022)

Registration for the 2022 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Has Ended! PLEASE NOTE: Registrations and payments were due by January 13, 2022. What is …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

1 week ago
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 …

2 weeks ago
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

5/27/22
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Liability Defenses for Injury of Farm Visitors

This factsheet provides an overview of a farmer or landowner’s obligations to visitors — invited …

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Getting Data from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Using R

This publication provides information and guidance on using computer code to access the National Agricultural …

5/20/22

Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

5/10/22

Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

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

5/9/22