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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 …

4 days ago

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 …

2 weeks agoMare & Foal Nutrition

Managing Pastures to Feed Your Horse

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

2 weeks ago

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 …

2 weeks agoHorse Feeding Management

Feed Sampling and Analysis

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

2 weeks agoHorse Feeding Management
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 …

2/19/19

2019 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

This manual, updated every year, covers pesticide use and safety information, chemical application equipment, fertilizer …

2/15/19
Figure 1. Rotary wing UAV in flight.

Precision Agriculture Technology: How to Become a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Pilot

This publication discusses flying unmanned aerial vehicles (drones, model aircraft) for commercial purposes. You'll learn …

1/17/19