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March 2019 Newsletter

The March 2019 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the winners in the State …

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How Do I Care for Baby Chicks?

Soon you will hear the familiar chirping of fresh baby chicks in many local stores. These sweet baby chicks …

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 …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

3 weeks agoSoilFacts
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 …