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Cover photo for 2019 Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show & Sale

2019 Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show & Sale

SAVE THE DATES: April 2–3, 2019 Check out our QUICK FACTS LIVESTOCK PROJECT ORIENTATION INFORMATION: Important Project Dates 2019 Show & Sale Schedule Youth Contribution …

Cover photo for Improving Pastures Project Demonstration

Improving Pastures Project Demonstration

The Halifax County Renovation Workshop will be held August 29, 2018. Discussion topics include: Update on the Conservation Innovation Grant …

Cover photo for Pesticide Credit Class

Pesticide Credit Class

If anyone is in need of pesticide credits, two classes will be available in Halifax & Northampton Counties. For …

Northeast Regional Swine Conference

Registration is now open for the Annual Northeast Regional Swine Conference at Nixon’s Catering in Edenton. There will be …

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 …