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Managing Heat Stress in Horses

Independence Day is just around the corner, and while we are now headed into the “dog days of summer,” …

Let’s All Go to the Shows!

By now, you have likely heard the news. The 2016 Lee Regional Fair is here! This year the fair …

Let’em Graze!

Throughout Lee County you can find numerous pasture fields that are home to beef cattle, horses and goats. Here …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

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Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

3/23/21
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Spinner Spreader Calibration for Land Application of Poultry Litter

This publication discusses using poultry waste as a nutrient treatment for field crops. It provides …

3/5/21
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Reducing Odor and Dust Emissions from Fan-Ventilated Swine Barns with a Combined Engineered Windbreak Wall-Vegetative Strip System

This publication provides information about building a simple yet effective system for reducing odors and …

3/3/21
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Aflatoxins and Animal Food Safety

This factsheet covers the guidelines and mitigation for aflatoxins in animal food in North Carolina.