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December 2019 Newsletter

The December 2019 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the accomplishments of our 4-H’ers at the …

Swine Transportation & Hunting Laws

Swine Transportation: The law now requires that swine transported on North Carolina highways have “official identification approved by the State …

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2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2020 Coastal Plains Chicken Project Are you a youth interested in raising and showing chickens? The Coastal Plains Chicken Project …

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CCA Training, December 10-12

CCA_web form registration 2019 N.C. Cooperative Extension of Johnston County will host the annual CCA training once again. Come and receive …

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The FAMACHA History

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

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Explaining the North Carolina Egg Law for Producers With Small Flocks

This publication is targeted toward small producers who may be contemplating entering into egg sales …

2 weeks ago

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

3 weeks ago

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

11/14/19
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 …

11/14/19

Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality

Air quality in hog production can be improved by dietary manipulation (e.g., reducing crude protein), …

11/13/19

Evaluation of a Cow-Calf Grazing System in the Piedmont: Animal Performance and Pasture Productivity

In the North-South transition zone both cool-season and warm-season, perennial grasses can be grown and …

11/6/19
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

11/1/19
A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

10/11/19SoilFacts