Northeast NC Livestock Field Day – 9:00 AM

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Date(s) - 05/21/2024
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Vernon G James Research Center


The Northeast North Carolina Livestock Field Day will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Tidewater Research Station in Plymouth, North Carolina.  The topics that will be covered during the field day are:

  • Introduction to pasture ecology
  • Pasture plants – identification and management of weeds and forage
  • Temporary and perimeter electric fencing for livestock
  • Nutrient distribution techniques for pastures
  • Troubleshooting electric fencing
  • Pasture layout and design for rotational grazing
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA) – FSA and NRCS – Livestock programs

Featured educators will be Dr. Matt Poore and Johnny Rogers with the Amazing Grazing Program, a pasture-based livestock statewide educational program.  The three major themes of the Amazing Grazing Program are:

  • Improved Profitability,
  • Improved Animal Health and Well Being,
  • and Improved Environmental Sustainability.

Lunch will be provided.

Please register on Eventbrite.