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Multi-Species Grazing

Excerpt from the research paper “The Advantages and Challenges of Multi-Species Grazing” by Margaret B. Ross Looking for a better …

Broodmare Feeding Management

Adapted and shortened from “MARE AND FOAL NUTRITION. Feeding Management of the Broodmare” by Dr. Bob Mowrey, North Carolina …

Farmers Manage Deer Program

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Guy and Judy Gardner guyandjudy@ncwf.org 919-250 8441 or 919-608-3386 Farmers Manage Deer – Turning Problems into Profits Farmers …

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Did You Know...

Smashing Skill-A-Thon Success – Again! Would you know the difference between a Charolais and a Gelbvieh? What about the difference …

Managing the Overweight Horse

Adapted from “Trimming the Fat: Weight Loss Strategies for the Overweight Horse, Fact Sheet, Maryland Cooperative Extension.” Horses that …

Did You Know ...

I can’t believe it is time for the fair again. The Coastal Carolina Agricultural Fair is almost here! The …

Prepared for HURRICANE Season?

As Hurricane season is full steam ahead, have you stopped and thought “Am I prepared?” Being prepared ranges from …

Goat Biosecurity

What is biosecurity? Biosecurity is various different practices you can implement on your farm to reduce the risk of …

Integrity of Horse Trailers

Click here for entire article. To learn more about the integrity of horse trailers, please contact your local Cooperative Extension …

Farming at a Young Age

I bet you weren’t running your own business like Melody Mauney who sells her chicken eggs. Not only does …

Soil Testing 101

Soil testing is a very simple and inexpensive process (free besides shipping). It is very important to test your …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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

Water Intake, Sweat Production and Electrolyte Supplementation in the Horse

This factsheet will clarify the water requirements of your horse and provide guidelines for effective …