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24th Annual Piedmont Farm Tour

2019 Piedmont Farm Tour Saturday-Sunday, April 27-28, 2019 2-6 p.m. both days* The nation’s largest sustainable farm tour is in your backyard …

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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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Livestock News - Spring Edition

Click here for the latest livestock newsletter, serving Alamance County. In this Issue Why Crabgrass? Spring Pasture Management Tips Hay Directory Hauling Livestock Forage Management …

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2019 Horse Owner Workshop

Join us for an exciting horse workshop ALL ABOUT HAY! The Horse Owner Workshop will take place on Thursday, …

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2019 Beef Quality Assurance Training

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a national program that raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a …

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2019 Livestock Program Survey

If you own livestock, poultry, and/or equines in Alamance County, your feedback is needed through a short survey. The …

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2019 Agricultural Reinvestment Fund Grant

Agricultural Reinvestment Fund Grants RAFI-USA’s Agricultural Reinvestment Fund Grant Program awards cost-share grants to help farmers and rural communities develop new …

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The Fall 2018 Edition of Solutions

Fall 2018 It’s a Fall Frenzy at Extension! Read all about it in this issue of …

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Pasture Management Workshop Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Alamance County and Alamance County Soil & Water Conservation District are teaming up to bring you …

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Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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 …

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 …

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 …


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 …

Managing Pastures to Feed Your Horse

This publication will explain your horse’s nutritional requirements, and how careful pasture management can produce …


Water Intake, Sweat Production and Electrolyte Supplementation in the Horse

This factsheet will clarify the water requirements of your horse and provide guidelines for effective …

Feed Sampling and Analysis

This publication explains how horse owners should routinely evaluate the nutrient content of their horses' …

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 …