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Alfalfa-Bermudagrass Hayfield Conference

WHERE: Harnett County Commons Area, 309 W. Harnett Cornelius Blvd. Lillington, NC 27546 WHEN: August 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. DETAILS: This conference will …

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Small Ruminant Workshop

On Saturday, May 19, a Small Ruminant Workshop will take place at the Western NC Regional Livestock Center, 474 …

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Famacha Training & Certification

Due to overwhelming requests, Sara Beth Routh, Livestock Agent – Small Ruminants, Equines & Forages from Randolph County, will …

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Situation of Dairy Goats in the World

Written in Spanish by Francisco de Asis Ruiz Morales, International Goat Association Country Representative for Spain – Tanslated into English …

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Feeding Care of Newborn Kids

Ingestion of colostrum soon after birth will help kids develop a strong immune system because the ability of kids …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Graphical representation of pine plantations in Duplin County

Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

Applying poultry manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help poultry producers manage …

3/25/19
Figure 1. Swine farms (purple) and various forestland cover type

Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

3/22/19
Graphical representation of swine farms and forestland in SE NC

Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

Applying swine manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help swine producers manage …

3/20/19

Body Condition Scoring: A Management Tool for the Broodmare Owner

This publication addresses the effect of body condition on the reproductive performance of mares as …

Managing Pastures to Feed Your Horse

This publication will explain your horse’s nutritional requirements, and how careful pasture management can produce …

3/7/19

Water Intake, Sweat Production and Electrolyte Supplementation in the Horse

This factsheet will clarify the water requirements of your horse and provide guidelines for effective …

Feed Sampling and Analysis

This publication explains how horse owners should routinely evaluate the nutrient content of their horses' …

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 …

2/19/19