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Cover photo for 2019 NC Junior Beef Round-Up

2019 NC Junior Beef Round-Up

2019 NC Junior Beef Round-Up Information May 31-June 2, 2019 Livestock Judging Contest, Skillathon Contest, Graphic Design Contest, Photography Contest, Heifer …

Cover photo for Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown

Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown

2019 4-H Cape Fear FC Heifer Showdown Registration Showmanship Age Divisions: Cloverbud (5-8) Junior (9-11) Intermediate (12-14) Senior (15-18) Awards and Prizes Ribbons to all …

Cover photo for Carolina Smackdown Swine Jackpot

Carolina Smackdown Swine Jackpot

Carolina Smackdown Flyer Carolina Smackdown Entry Form March 23, 2019, at the Lenoir County Livestock Arena. For more information contact Garret Barwick …

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Western NC Spring Fling

2019 WNC Spring Fling Show Information Pig Show Heifer Show Steer Show Livestock Judging Contest Skillathon Contest More Information Contact: Tina Jones, …

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Results From Judging in January

We would like to thank everyone that came out and participated in another great event. Also, a special thanks …

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Advanced Livestock Judging Program

This program is designed for kids ages 14-18 that have some previous livestock judging experience. This program is designed …

Cover photo for Round Robin Showmanship Invitational

Round Robin Showmanship Invitational

Bob & Rose Swain 4-H Endowment Round Robin Showmanship Invitational NC State Beef Unit Sunday, October 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m. We have a …

Cover photo for 2018 Youth Beef Industry Tour

2018 Youth Beef Industry Tour

August 5-8, 2018 Application The North Carolina Youth Beef Industry Tour has been designed to help empower youth involved with …

Cover photo for State 4-H Livestock Clinics

State 4-H Livestock Clinics

2018 Skillathon 101 Clinic Flyer/Entry Information 2018 Judging 101 Clinic Flyer/Entry Information For more Information, contact: Brent …

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 …

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 …

Managing Pastures to Feed Your Horse

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

3/7/19

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 …

2/19/19