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Cover photo for Pea Grain Field Day

Pea Grain Field Day

Registration is now open for the Pea Grain Field Day which will be held on May 8, 2019, from 7:30–10 …

Cover photo for 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference

2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference

Announcing the opportunity to go to a Conference in Auburn, Alabama designed just for cover crop management. Registration includes: Access to …

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Pesticide Disposal Day Announced

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension ofMontgomery County, will …

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March Livestock Newsletter

In the March edition of Livestock News: Important Montgomery County News Regional Chicken Show Update Notes from DEQ Inspectors Soil Building Using Annual …

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2019 NC Agritunity Conference

CONFERENCE INFORMATION Saturday, February 9, 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center, 444 Bristol Dr., Statesville, NC Registration Opens: 8:30 a.m. Conference …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

Feed Sampling and Analysis

This publication explains how horse owners should routinely evaluate the nutrient content of their horses' …

Figure 1. Thirty-year normal rainfall stations.

Water Needs Assessment Tool—A Guide for Technical Specialists

This publication provides background information and references for the Water Needs Assessment Tool spreadsheet and …

2/19/19