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Business of Farming Series

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, along with the Davidson County Community College Small Business Center, will be hosting a “Business …

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Breaking Down CFAP 2.0

American Farm Bureau Federation released an article breaking down the sections of CFAP 2.0. Relevant livestock and dairy info …

CFAP 2.0 Announced

Today, USDA announced CFAP 2. Dairy operations applying for CFAP 2 must be in the business of producing and …

CFAP Deadline Approaching

As a reminder, the deadline for participating in the Coronavirus Financial Assistance Program (CFAP) through the USDA Farm Service …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

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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 …

9/17/20Meat 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.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

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

9/17/20

Toxoplasmosis

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes