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Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Join us in raising and showing chickens! The Coastal Plains Chicken Project is an opportunity …

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Animal Waste Management Class

CEC hours at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Craven County office, 11 a.m. (300 Industrial Dr New Bern). Opportunity …

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Horses & Hurricanes

It’s summer time, time for swimsuits, cold drinks, and cookouts! It’s also time to get a disaster plan ready …

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Permit Renewal Meeting

We are having a Permit renewal meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019, 6– 7 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Jones …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Animal Waste Operator Class

Six 1-hour credits available Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Jones County Cooperative Extension Office 367A Hwy. …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

3 weeks ago

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

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

11/13/19

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

11/6/19
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

11/1/19
A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

10/11/19SoilFacts