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Are You Prepared for Wildfire

This week the Drought Monitor map indicates that large portions of North Carolina are drying out. Even after a …

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Hay Donation Website

NC State Extension has created a website form for collecting information from those who want to donate hay and …

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Hay Alert Website

The Hay Alert website is available to help farmers impacted by Hurricane Florence secure winter hay supplies. Dr. …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

2021 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

5 days ago
Figure 1. Pregnancy rates of cows calving

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
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

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

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

12/7/20
Delineation of sludge zone and liquid layer above.

Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

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

11/24/20
Graphic showing factors that affect animal performance and indic

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