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Cold Weather Horse Nutrition

With winter blowing in, be glad that your horses don’t have to deal with temperatures that consistently dip into …

Controlling Lice in Cattle

Cattle lice are an external parasite of cattle that continues to rob producers of pounds of gain and ultimately …

Adding Weaning Weight to Calves

With higher beef cattle prices, livestock producers should capture all the weaning weight possible to calves. Producers can increase …

Beef Sire Selection

The ultimate goal of a beef cattle producer is to increase net income by balancing expenses with the income …

Beef Sire Selection

The primary goal of a beef cattle operation is to increase net income by minimizing costs and maximizing income. …

How Much Feed Do Horses Need?

Horse owners often ask how much grain to feed their animals? The truth is most horses require very little …

Oats as Emergency Forage

Oats, while traditionally grown in the spring as a grain crop, can also be planted in the summer as …

Rotational Grazing

When it comes to livestock, most of us relish the times of the year when cool season grass is …

Kidding Preparations

With a good number of small ruminants in Burke county, It seems appropriate during this time of new births …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Graphic showing factors that affect animal performance and indic

Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

7 days ago
Figure 1. Horse fly.

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

Commercial Emu Production

This publication discusses commercial emu production. Topics covered include getting started with an emu business, …

2 weeks ago

Phosphorus Management for Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Waste

This publication addresses nutrient management concerns as they relate to land application of animal wastes, …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts

Nitrate Management in Beef Cattle Production Systems

This publication describes how to avoid high nitrate in forages, and how to manage high …

10/18/18

Warm-Season Perennial Forages Conserved as Hay: Nutritive Value and Quality

This bulletin brings together 18 independent experiments that address aspects of nutritive value and quality …

10/17/18

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 …

9/26/18

2018 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

9/25/18