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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

Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

2 weeks ago

Sheep and Goat Production for Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of sheep and goat production for small and beginning farmers …

Pastured Poultry For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured poultry production for small and beginning farmers in …

Pastured Pork For Small Farms in North Carolina

This guide provides an overview of pastured pork production for small and beginning farmers in …

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers

The success of a biosecurity program depends on the resources the farm manager is willing …

3 weeks ago
Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

Graphic showing factors that affect animal performance and indic

Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

This publication provides an overview of the differences in forage quality by reviewing a summary …

6/23/21
Graph showing the relationship of oxygen, pH, and bacteria.

Forage Conservation Techniques: Silage and Haylage Production

This publication provides information on two forage conservation techniques to help producers select a technique …

6/17/21