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Horses & Hurricanes

It’s summer time, time for swimsuits, cold drinks, and cookouts! It’s also time to get a disaster plan ready …

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Permit Renewal Meeting

We are having a Permit renewal meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019, 6– 7 p.m. at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Jones …

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Aquaponics Short-Course

Aquaponics Short Course, March 7, New Bern Convention Center Designed to provide entrepreneurs research based technical training in the fundamentals …

Animal Waste Operator Class

Six 1-hour credits available Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Jones County Cooperative Extension Office 367A Hwy. …

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Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)

Article By: Margaret Ross Photo Credit: en.wikipedia.org Adapted from: NCDA & CS Veterinary Division – Animal Health Programs – Equine Infectious …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

7/26/19

Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

4/29/19SoilFacts

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

4/29/19SoilFacts
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 …

Managing Pastures to Feed Your Horse

This publication will explain your horse’s nutritional requirements, and how careful pasture management can produce …

3/7/19