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Rainy Day Equine Issues

We certainly have had a lot of much needed rain lately. According to reports from the National Weather Service, …

Cattle Fly Control

Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Livestock Agent Adapted from “A Thousand Points of Flies” by Holly Ferguson, Ph.D Washington State …

Horse Pasture Management

Barbara Linder, FCS/Ag-Equine/4-H Agent Spring has sprung. Many of you may have noticed how lush and beautiful your pastures are …

Simplifying Genetics

by Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Cooperative Extension, Livestock & Field Crops Agent In past articles, I have given …

...And Horses Too!

……And Horses Too! by Barbara Linder, Extension Agent, Ag/FCS/4-H Hello Randolph County! My name is Barbara Linder and I am the …

Simplifying Genetics

Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Cooperative Extension, Livestock & Field Crops Agent When the weather starts cooling, it doesn’t …

Purchasing the New Sire

Purchasing the New Sire Adam G. Ross, Randolph County Livestock & Field Crops Agent In continuing with the EPD article from …

What Are Those Funny Little Numbers?

What Are Those Funny Little Numbers? Adam G. Ross Randolph County Livestock & Field Crops Agent When cattlemen begin that ever …

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Induced Molting as a Management Tool

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

Annual Grasses Preserved as Silage: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

This bulletin brings together 13 independent experiments that address aspects of fermentation, nutritive value, and …

8/22/18

Feed Sampling and Analysis

This publication explains how horse owners should routinely evaluate the nutrient content of their horses' …

Silages of Native Switchgrass and Gamagrass: Fermentation Characteristics, Nutritive Value, and Quality

This bulletin publishes the results of eight experiments that addressed aspects of nutritive value and …

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Figure 1. Horse fly.

Horse Flies and Deer Flies

This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.

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. …