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Veterans on the Farm

November 8, 2019 | Dee Shore As the wife of a career Marine, Roxanne Reed has seen post-traumatic stress and its impact …

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Forage Producers Seminar

Join us on October 8, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a Forage Seminar. Specialists from the …

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Horse Pasture Workshop

Mark your calendar for November 2, 2019. There will be a Horse Pasture Management Workshop on this date at …

Nubian Goat

Goat and Sheep Workshop

A goat and sheep producers meeting has been planned for August 27, 2019. The morning, hands-on session will be …

Cow/calf pair on late spring pasture

Tri-County Pasture Field Day

Come out and join us on September 26, 2019, for the Third Tri-County Livestock and Pasture Management Field Day. …

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Amazing Grazing After 30 Years

Amazing Grazing after 30 years. Dr. Matt Poore Department of Animal Science North Carolina State University The Amazing Grazing program was founded …

2019 Piedmont Regional Beef Conference

Piedmont Regional Beef Conference When: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC Piedmont …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

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

5 days ago

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 …

6 days ago
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

2 weeks ago
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
Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

7/26/19
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