NC State Extension

NC Poultry & Livestock

Crop Profiles

  • North Carolina Livestock
    A production overview for livestock (cattle and swine) within the state of North Carolina including general production information, worker activities, insect, and rodent management including suggestions for IPM.
  • North Carolina Poultry
    A production overview for poultry within the state of North Carolina including general production information, cultural practices, worker activities, and control of ectoparasites and structural and environmental pests.

Portals

  • Poultry Extension Portal – N.C. Cooperative Extension
    Website with technical information on biosecurity, feed mill, gamebird, duck, ostrich and emu production, hatching management, commercial egg production, small flock production, litter and manure management, poultry diseases, general poultry management and poultry mortality.

Insects

Publications

  • Entomology Insect Biology and Management Portal – N.C. Cooperative Extension
    A website that is covers agricultural insects pests including pests of livestock
  • North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual
    The manual has ten main sections:
    I. Pesticide use and safety information
    II. Chemical application equipment
    III. How to send specimens for disease, insect, and weed identification
    IV. Fertilizer use
    V. Insect control
    VI. Insect and disease control of fruits
    VII. Chemical weed control
    VIII. Plant growth regulators
    IX. Animal damage control
    X. Disease control
    Detailed information on controlling pests of field crops, forage crops, grains, fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, turf, landscape, nursery, livestock, poultry, home garden, communities, and industrial sites is included.

Written By

Photo of Carol Hicks, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCarol HicksFormer Extension Coordinator cbhicks@ncsu.eduCenter for Integrated Pest Management - NC State University
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