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Sheep & Goat Breeding Protocols - Featured

Sheep & Goat Breeding Protocols

Sheep and goats are typically short-day breeders, meaning they breed when periods of daylight are shorter. The normal breeding …

COVID-19 Resources for Horse Owners - Featured

COVID-19 Resources for Horse Owners

Horse owners are understandably anxious about how COVID-19 will directly impact themselves and their horses. One of the biggest …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Delineation of sludge zone and liquid layer above.

Sludge Survey Methods for Anaerobic Lagoons

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

6 days ago
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 …

2 weeks ago

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

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

2 weeks ago
Graph of seasonal growth distribution pattern of alfalfa

Forage Fertilization in North Carolina: Concepts and Guidelines

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

2 weeks ago
Map of North Carolina that identifies three major physiographic

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

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

2 weeks ago
Graph of typical moisture loss patter in forages

Forage Conservation Techniques: Hay Production

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

3 weeks ago

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 …

3 weeks ago
Photo of sludge being pumped from the lagoon into a tanker

Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

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

3 weeks ago