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Quick Compost Survey for Farmers

I have been invited to give a presentation at the US Composting Council’s upcoming Compost Operation Training Course. My …

Sheep at Bonlee Grown Farm

NC Sheep Producers Meeting January 17

The North Carolina Sheep Producers’ Association will hold its annual educational and business meeting on Saturday, January 17, 2015 …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Fences for Horses

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

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Figure 1. Traveling gun irrigation system.

Reducing Drift and Odor with Wastewater Application

This publication addresses application techniques that affect drift and odor problems associated with wastewater application, …

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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

3 weeks agoSoilFacts
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

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Controlling Sore Mouth in Meat Goats

This publication offers information on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of sore mouth, a contagious, …

Breeds and Production Traits of Meat Goats

This publication covers the characteristics and production traits (adaptability, reproductive rate, growth rate, carcass characteristics) …

Preparing Meat Goats for the Breeding Season

This publication offers information on how to prep does and bucks for the meat goat …

Heat Detection and Breeding in Meat Goats

This publication covers the signs of heat in does and some basic information on breeding …