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Goat Adaptability

A few years ago my family vacationed at Murrells Inlet located about 15 miles south of Myrtle Beach SC. …

Planting Alfalfa

Interseeding Alfalfa Into Bermudagrass

Extension agents from Johnston, Harnett, Wake, and Sampson counties recently planted demonstration plots in each respective county to see …

Alfalfa Field Harnett County NC

Local NC Alfalfa

Will alfalfa grow in Harnett County? We currently have three farmers that are growing alfalfa in the Harnett County …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

1 week agoSoilFacts
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. …

2 weeks agoAnimal Science Facts
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

2 weeks ago

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
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 …