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Cover photo for The FAMACHA History

The FAMACHA History

The FAMACHA charts are named after Faffa Malan from South Africa. Check the following youtube informative …

Time Is Running Out to Sign Up for DMC

From Dairy Herd Management Mike Opperman September 16, 2019 Sign-up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program ends Friday, which means dairy …

Farm Crisis Management Workshop

Private Eyes: What do I do? Join us for a joint training between NC State University and the University of Tennessee …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

8/22/19SoilFacts

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

8/22/19SoilFacts

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
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 …