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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

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