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A Pasture Savings Account

Pastures are like a savings account, the more time and effort that you put in, the more return on …

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Understanding Lime Application

When lime and fertilizers are applied to soils, the onset of many chemical reactions takes place. Some occur instantly, …

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Burke County Youth Livestock Show

Saturday, September 21, 2019 Show begins at 9 a.m. Burke County Fairgrounds Printable Show Packet Printable Registration …

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Fly Control for Horses

When most horse owners think of controlling flies, they think of sprays. But, there are other options that deserve …

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Fly Control Using Ear Tags

Insecticide-impregnated ear tags or “Fly Tags” are a convenient way to control pasture flies (especially horn fly). Tags are …

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Developing Replacement Heifers

Developing replacement heifers that are sound, durable, and efficient additions to the cow herd is important to the viability …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

2 weeks ago

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

3 weeks ago

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

11/14/19
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 …

11/14/19

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

11/13/19

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

11/6/19
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A …

11/1/19
A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

10/11/19SoilFacts