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2020 Southeast U.S. Hay Feeding Survey

2020 Southeast U.S. Hay Feeding Survey Extension forage specialists with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and in the southeast U.S. would like your help …

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Why Use HI-MAG Mineral?

Using a HI-MAG mineral in the spring is something all of our cattle producers have heard for years and …

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Youth Livestock Resources

General Livestock Resources NC State Extension Livestock Resources Page (Beef, Sheep, Meat Goats, Swine) Sign up for NC 4-H Livestock Program …

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Tri-County Chicken Chain

The Tri-County 4-H Chicken Chain is a multi-county (Alamance, Guilford, Chatham) chicken project where youth receive day-old Ameraucana or …

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Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

This publication for lagoon managers and operators describes how to carry out a sludge survey …

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Forage Quality Indices for Selecting Hay

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

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Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

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Forage Fertilization in North Carolina: Concepts and Guidelines

This publication discusses appropriate fertilizer application for forages in North Carolina.

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Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

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Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

This publication addresses aspects of hay production as a method of conserving forage crops.

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FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCAF) Exemption Decision Tree Tool

The NC State Feed Milling and Animal Food Safety programs have developed a decision tree …

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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

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