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Cottontail Rabbit | NC State Extension Publications

May 07, 2021  · Cottontails live throughout the South from bottomlands and marshes to the highest mountain balds. They thrive in openings wherever shrubs, grasses, and forbs dominate. Cottontails commonly occur in old homesites, abandoned orchards and agricultural fields, young forest, sumac and other shrubland patches, and brush piles.

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Preschooler Development | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) For example, when a pet dies a young child may expect the pet to return. Children also combine words into what makes sense to them, such as calling a briefcase a “work purse” or a pancake a “flat cake.” ...

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Posted: (52 years ago) Pet Food; Feed; Reducing Odor and Dust Emissions from Fan-Ventilated Swine Barns with a Combined Engineered Windbreak Wall-Vegetative Strip System. By: Ali Ajami, Sanjay Shah 2021. This publication provides information about building a simple yet effective system for reducing odors and dust emissions from swine barns.

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Caring for Your Pets in an Emergency | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If the pet must be left behind when the home is evacuated during the storm, remember: Prepare an area for the pet to use inside the house away from the windows, such as a utility room, garage, bathroom, or other tiled area which can be easily cleaned; Bring the pet indoors well ahead of the storm.

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Soil, Water and Crop Characteristics Important to ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 24, 2021  · At night when PET decreases to near zero, water steadily moves from the wetter soil to the drier zone around the roots. The plant recovers turgor and wilting ceases . This process of wilting during the day and recovering at night is referred to as temporary wilting. Proper irrigation scheduling reduces the length of time a crop is temporarily ...

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Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Backyard | NC State ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 2 days ago  · Scientists combine amphibians and reptiles in a group called herpetofauna, or herps for short. This name comes from the word herpetology, which is the scientific study of reptiles and amphibians.Why combine reptiles and amphibians in the same group?

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Extrusion Processing: A Versatile Technology for Producing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 20, 2021  · Pet foods are extruded because pet owners consider these foods to be close to human foods and are willing to pay a higher cost for foods that are durable, nutritious and microbiologically safer. Additionally, pet foods come in many shapes and colors which is possible with extrusion processing.

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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 27, 2021  · Pet Food Safety Reporting Frequently Asked Questions provides helpful information about the reporting process. If your horse or other livestock is having health issues that you suspect are food related, you can report horse or other livestock feed/food complaints to the FDA ( Reporting Problems with Horse or other Livestock Feed/Food ).

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Black Bear | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) Never leave pet food outdoors. 5. Clean and store grills. 6. Alert neighbors to bear activity. For additional information, please visit BearWise. Researchers taking measurements on a black bear cub. Nicholas Gould. Wildlife biologist CC BY-NC - 4.0. × Researchers taking measurements on a black bear cub. Nicholas Gould. ...

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Dogfennel | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · Dogfennel (Eupatorium capillifolium) is a perennial weed common to turf, roadsides and container plants.Depending on the management practices for the site, dogfennel can grow to be a very tall plant (exceeding 3 feet in height), or may reach maturity as a short plant (less than 6 inches).

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Owls | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · Owls play an important role in the balance of forest and open land environments. This publication discusses management of habitat to promote owl populations.

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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 2 days ago  · Brown dog tick females may lay egg masses in cracks and crevices along building foundations, in pet kennels, and in homes. After a few weeks, you may find several thousand larvae climbing on walls, draperies, or furniture. When uncontrolled in kennels, populations of the brown dog tick may grow to extremely high levels. ...

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Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing | NC ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 22, 2021  · Requirements for Initial Certification. Initial certification in most commercial applicator categories requires passing two exams: the Core Exam (100 questions) based on the material in the North Carolina Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual, and an exam for a category (50 questions).Exam fees, payable to NCDA&CS, are $50 for the Core and Aerial Methods, and $20 for …

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13. Propagation | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 06, 2021  · Examples of Seed Treatments. Camellia—Collect and plant in the fall before the seed coat hardens.If seeds are dry, soak in warm water for 24 hours before planting. Some people pre-chill the seeds until radicle emergence and then plant the sprouted seeds.. Crabapple—Collect fruits as they begin to soften and when the seeds are brown.Remove the fruit pulp.

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Coccidiosis, the Most Common Cause of Diarrhea in Young ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · Whether treating goats against coccidiosis preventively or goats having come down with the clinical signs of coccidiosis, always consult first with an animal health specialist (local veterinarian, cooperative extension agent, etc.) for specific directions about which product and dosage to use, the route of administration (feed or oral), meat and milk withdrawal times, etc.

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Mosquito Control Around Homes and in Communities | NC ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 22, 2021  · The "dunk" versions are well-suited for small breeding sites (100 square feet or less) and will control mosquito larvae for about 30 days. Keep in mind that these products are not a substitute for removing water sources or cleaning out water sources such as bird baths and pet …

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Raising Earthworms Successfully | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 04, 2021  · Several options are available for the sale of earthworms. Home and commercial vermicomposters purchase earthworms for their operations. Fish hatcheries, tropical fish stores, pet stores, zoos (with exotic fish and birds), game bird breeders, frog farmers, and poultry growers buy worms as feed for animals.

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20. Wildlife | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) Store pet food, bird food, and garbage inside or in sealed containers that cannot be opened by raccoons. Immobilize garbage cans, secure the lids, and follow proper sanitation methods. Raccoons actively use bird feeders. If there is a raccoon problem, consider a temporary suspension of bird feeding.

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Raccoon | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 07, 2021  · This publication describes the habitat, food, water habits, cover and home range of raccoons in North Carolina. Tips on improving the habitat of the raccoon also are included.

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Breeds and Production Traits of Meat Goats | NC State ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 03, 2021  · The pygmy is well adapted to humid climates, it usually breeds all year and twinning is frequent. In the United States, the Pygmy has so far been raised mainly as a pet and as a show animal, and more than 30,000 animals are currently registered with the National Pygmy Goat Association.

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Packaging Requirements for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · Packaging fresh fruits and vegetables is one of the more important steps in the long and complicated journey from grower to consumer. Bags, crates, hampers, baskets, cartons, bulk bins, and palletized containers are convenient containers for handling, transporting, and marketing fresh produce.

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Silverfish and Firebrats | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) Silverfish and firebrats feed on many types of paper and fabric. They are particularly attracted to glazed paper or material used in book bindings, which may include starch, glues (especially on older books), or other materials. These insects also feed on carbohydrates and foods high in protein, such as dried beef and some dry pet foods.

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2. Composting | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 25, 2021  · Never add meat scraps or bones, fish, greasy or oily food, onions, garlic, fat, tobacco, sugary foods, citrus, salty foods, or pet or human manure. Once the earthworms have been fed, use a three-prong garden tool to cover the food scraps completely with 2 inches of bedding.

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Food Safety Modernization Act Current Good Manufacturing ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 03, 2021  · After handling pet food or pet treats. After touching garbage. According to the CDC, the five steps for effective handwashing are Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry. Hands should be washed with soap and water when they are visibly dirty, as sanitizers may not be as effective on visibly dirty hands.

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What CAN Be Composted? | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 06, 2021  · Pet and human feces, dirty diapers, tampons, personal care products (may contain pathogens harmful to humans and plants) Plant material treated w/ herbicides/pesticides; Pressure-treated lumber (has toxic chemicals) Lime (can cause ammonia gas releases) Diseased plants and leaves (could cause disease to spread when compost is applied)

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Tall Fescue Lawn Maintenance Calendar | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 2 days ago  · Mowing Mow to 2 1 ⁄ 2 to 3 1 ⁄ 2 inches. Mow often enough so that no more than one-third of the grass height is cut; this may be every 5 to 7 days in late spring. Leave grass clippings on the lawn where they decompose quickly and can provide up to 25 percent of the lawn’s fertilizer needs.

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Fishing Spiders and Wolf Spiders | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 08, 2021  · Fishing spiders, genus Dolomedes, and wolf spiders, genus Lycosa, are our largest non-webbing spiders in North Carolina.Fishing spiders and related wolf spiders attract attention because of their large size and handsome appearance. Both kinds …

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A Gardener's Guide to Protecting Water Quality | NC State ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 02, 2021  · Pet wastes that enter waterways add nutrients and can be a source of bacteria that pose human health hazards. Dispose of pet waste by flushing the material down the toilet, burying it in the yard, or placing it in the trash. Do not use pet waste as a fertilizer in the vegetable garden. Also, do not add pet waste to a compost pile.

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Roses for North Carolina | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) Sooner or later most home gardeners think about growing roses. Landscape uses are quite varied because of the many different types of roses. They can be mass planted in beds, used as specimen or trained plants, planted as screens or hedges, or located near fences or arbors and allowed to climb. Several miniature cultivars can even be used as a ground cover or as edging material. Roses are ...

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Tips for Effective Ant Baiting | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 21, 2021  · A bait is a mixture of a toxic chemical (an insecticide) mixed with some food item (such as sugar) that attracts an insect pest. For pests such as ants and cockroaches, the baits only attract the insects when they come into contact with the bait while foraging (looking for food).

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A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control | NC ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · If possible, do not leave pet food out continuously. Frequently, ants enter homes in search of moisture. Check both interior and exterior water sources for leaks. “Ant-proof” your home by sealing up any gaps, cracks, or holes around windows, doors, and foundations.

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Managing Backyards and Other Urban Habitats for Birds | NC ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · Spay and neuter your pets, support legislation to prevent free-ranging pets, follow local leash laws when walking a pet outdoors, and keep your cat INDOORS. Birds face many dangers each day, so your efforts are important to help ensure the long-term conservation of North Carolina’s birds.

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Posted: (52 years ago) Pet Food; Tobacco - Boron (B) Deficiency. By: Matthew Vann, Josh Henry, Paul Cockson, Brian Whipker 2017 Tobacco Nutrient Information. Tobacco plants that are B deficient are stunted very early on in production when compared to healthy plants. Initial symptoms involve a noticeable distortion at the growing point. The youngest leaves will ...

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Guiding Your Young Children | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 09, 2021  · Let your child's teacher know when there is something out of the ordinary happening at home (parent out of town family death, lost pet). Observer your child's classroom to help identify what may be bothering a child who does not seem interested in going to school. Know your neighbors. Meet your children's friends and parents.

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Invasive Plants and Your Forests | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 03, 2021  · Comb pet fur after hiking in areas where non-native, invasive plants are common. Report invasive plant infestations to your local land management agency or one of the following agencies: EDDMapS; NC Exotic Pest Plant Council; The National Invasive Species Council

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14. Small Fruits | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) Berries and grapes, when properly tended, are well-suited to the home garden. A small planting can produce an abundance of fruit to eat fresh, make juice and bake with, and …

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Protecting Young Children in the Home | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Never leave a child unattended with a pet. The Toddler Years (ages 1-3) Skip to The Toddler Years (ages 1-3) Children of this age enjoy running, climbing, mimicking parents, and getting into and out of things. While their physical abilities are increasing rapidly, their ability to understand the consequences of their actions is still limited ...

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Appendix B. Pesticides and Pesticide Safety | NC State ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 07, 2021  · The amount of pesticide that will injure or kill a pet or a child may be much less than the amount that will injure or kill an adult. All products must bear the following statement: "Keep out of reach of children." Table B–1. Signal words and their level of toxicity. Signal Word

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Posted: (52 years ago) By: Sheila Saia, Natalie Nelson, Sierra Young, Steven Hall 2021 This publication discusses the practice of leasing estuarine waters on the North Carolina coast for shellfish mariculture. It covers how shellfish are grown in North Carolina, how shellfish leases work, what constitutes a shellfish growing area and shellfish harvest closure, and the process for reopening after a closure.

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Posted: (52 years ago) If you must evacuate your home, it’s always wise to take your pets with you. Although trained service dogs are allowed in emergency shelters, other pets are not allowed due to public health and safety reasons. You need to have other plans for your pets. Advance planning is essential; it could save a pet’s life. Disaster Preparedness; Floods ...

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Fire Ants in Pastures | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) May 07, 2021  · Cultural Control. Research at Texas A&M University suggests that drenching mounds with a large volume ( > 2 gal) of hot water (> 90°F) or severe mechanical disruption can significantly reduce fire ant activity, however, satellite mounds can form within a …

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The Role of Preconditioning in Food and Feed Extrusion ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 09, 2021  · Some of the products that would benefit from preconditioning include precooked pasta, textured vegetable proteins, breakfast cereals, pet foods and 3G snacks (also called semi- or half-products and snack pellets, because of the pelleted form that’s expanded later when the product is …

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If You Don't Leave - Establishing a Safe Place | NC State ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If you plan to bring a pet into your safe place with you, you will want a sturdy pet carrier. You should also have copies of your insurance policies in a waterproof container in your safe place. Should your home or the surrounding area be extensively damaged by the storm, you might need to leave immediately after the storm has passed, in which ...

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Worms Can Recycle Your Garbage | NC State Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 2 days ago  · Never add meat scraps or bones, fish, greasy or oily food, onions, garlic, fat, tobacco, citrus, salty foods, or pet or human manure. Once you have fed your earthworms, use a three-prong garden tool to cover the food scraps completely with 1 to 2 inches of bedding to prevent fruit flies from finding the food ( Figure 8 ).

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Nuisance Ants in Turf | NC State Extension Publications

Posted: (52 years ago) 2 days ago  · Reducing the amount of available food (pet food, fruit, bird feeders) and eliminating moist wood or debris from an area can help discourage ant colony establishment. Biological Control. No biological control option. Chemical Control. If chemical control is necessary, carbaryl (Sevin) or pyrethroids can be used for control.

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Posted: (52 years ago) By: Jeanine Davis, Jackie Greenfield 2020 Horticulture Information Leaflets Ramps, also known as wild leeks, are native to the eastern North American mountains. They can be found growing in patches in rich, moist, deciduous forests and bottoms from as far north as Canada, west to Missouri and Minnesota, and south to North Carolina and Tennessee.

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