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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 …

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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

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

6 days ago

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

7 days ago
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

2 weeks ago
A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

10/11/19SoilFacts
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. …

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

7/26/19
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