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Beginning Farmer Workshop

A 7-Week Workshop September 3rd through October 15th This 7-week course, led by N.C. Cooperative Extension of Nash County agents, will meet …

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Kids Day At the Market

Connecting Kids to Nash County Agriculture First Saturday of the Month May through October 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Kids Day At the …

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Extension Connections Newsletter

Hot off the press . . . Winter 2019 Extension Connections Newsletter – see link below. Winter 2019 Extension …

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Amazing Grazing After 30 Years

Amazing Grazing after 30 years. Dr. Matt Poore Department of Animal Science North Carolina State University The Amazing Grazing program was founded …

2019 Piedmont Regional Beef Conference

Piedmont Regional Beef Conference When: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Where: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Guilford County Center, 3309 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC Piedmont …

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WNC Area Beef Conference

The 2018 WNC Area Beef Conference is scheduled for December 7, 2018, from 1–5 p.m. at the WNC Regional …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

7/26/19

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