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Small Ruminant Producer Survey

The NC State Extension Small Ruminant Team has developed a needs assessment survey to help us better understand North …

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Strip Grazing

If you saw the article I wrote last month on fall pasture management, you read about how stockpiling fescue …

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Hay Quality Factors

There are many factors to gauging hay quality. Two of the biggest factors include knowing different forages have different …

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Hay Seller? Share Your Info...

Many livestock and equine owners rely on local farmers when purchasing quality forage and hay crops. To simplify and …

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2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

5 days ago
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Fetal Programming: Cow Nutrition and its Effects on Calf Performance

Recently, a lot of researchers have demonstrated that cow nutrition can impact more than just …

2 weeks agoAnimal Science Facts
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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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Asian Longhorned Tick

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

12/7/20
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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

11/24/20
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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

11/13/20

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

11/13/20
Graph of seasonal growth distribution pattern of alfalfa

Forage Fertilization in North Carolina: Concepts and Guidelines

This publication discusses appropriate fertilizer application for forages in North Carolina.

11/13/20