Skip to main content

Logo for N.C. Cooperative Extension N.C. Cooperative Extension Homepage

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 …

Don’t Have a Cow!

Here we are again with winter. As temperatures drop we need to consider how to adjust diet and management …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

2020 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

12/18/19

Ruminant Preference for Bermudagrass Hay With and Without Exposure to Swine Lagoon Effluent

Bermudagrass hays cut from a swine lagoon spray field prior to and following effluent application …

12/18/19

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

12/18/19

Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

This publication provides guidance on applying nutrients from animal wastes on cover crops. It provides …

12/17/19

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 …

11/25/19

Fences for Horses

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

11/19/19

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