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Flock Vaccinations

There are many diseases for which sheep and goats can be vaccinated, but there is probably only one vaccine …

Calving Intervention

With calving season ongoing, cattle producers should observe their herds regularly to be ready to assist, cows or heifers …

Feeding Hay During the Winter

Winter-feeding is the most expensive part of cow calf production. There may be some disagreement with this statement, but …

A Pasture Savings Account

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

Beef Cattle Vaccinations

A herd program is a vital component of a profitable beef cattle operation. With breeding season approaching, a spring …

Round Bale Storage

With hay season beginning in Burke County, most producers’ thoughts are on harvesting the crop without rain; however, some …

Food Plots for Whitetails

There is a lot of information out there about planting food plots for white-tailed deer. Do it yourself articles …

Coccidiosis in Goats

Coccidiosis is a parasitic infection that can affect cattle, sheep, goats and swine as well as poultry. There is …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Herd Animal Death Problems

Animal necropsies attempt to determine the cause of death and whether it affects a concern …

5 days agoAnimal Science Facts

Nitrogen Fertilization of Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value

This bulletin publishes the results of two experiments—one with switchgrass and one with gamagrass—that address …

5 days ago
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 …

11/12/18
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, …

11/7/18

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, …

11/1/18SoilFacts

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