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FACT’s 2019 Fund-a-Farmer Grants

Grants Available for Livestock & Poultry Farmers Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is accepting applications for three types of grants for livestock and …

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Livestock News - Summer Edition

Click here for the latest livestock newsletter, serving Alamance County. In this Issue Quality Assurance Weed Control Tips Hay Directory Fire Ants Forage Management Tips 4-H …

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Scrapie Regulation Updates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) has updated the scrapie regulations and …

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Spring 2019 Solutions Newsletter

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Alamance County is Springing Green! Read all about it here: Solutions Newsletter Spring …

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The Fall 2018 Edition of Solutions

Fall 2018https://alamance.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Fall-2018.pdf It’s a Fall Frenzy at Extension! Read all about it in this issue of …

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Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

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Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

7/26/19
Graphical representation of pine plantations in Duplin County

Forests as an Alternative for Poultry Manure Application

Applying poultry manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help poultry producers manage …

3/25/19
Figure 1. Swine farms (purple) and various forestland cover type

Using Animal Manures in Forest Fertilization

Applying animal manure to forestland can help animal producers manage waste and supply forest owners …

3/22/19
Graphical representation of swine farms and forestland in SE NC

Forests as an Alternative for Swine Manure Application

Applying swine manure to forestland that needs nitrogen and phosphorus can help swine producers manage …

3/20/19

Body Condition Scoring: A Management Tool for the Broodmare Owner

This publication addresses the effect of body condition on the reproductive performance of mares as …