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Grass Tetany in Grazing Animals

With warming temperatures and the flush of new forage, livestock producers are no doubt feeding less hay and turning …

Completing Your Poultry Waste Plan

The poultry industry is growing again in North Carolina and poultry producers are needing waste plans completed. For producers …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Feed mill employee washes hands.

Food Safety Modernization Act Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals and COVID-19

How existing facility Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on personal hygiene and sanitation can be adapted …

2 days ago
A sample waste report predicting nutrient availability

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet explains the three factors of proper swine manure management: the nutrient content of …

5 days agoSoilFacts

Poultry Waste Stockpiling Methods: Environmental Impacts and Their Mitigation

Due to pollution concerns federal and state regulations and incentives (discussed in this publication) have …

7 days ago
Figure 1. Example A volume formula.

Use of On-Farm Records for Modifying a Certified Animal Waste Management Plan

Changes in the interpretation of North Carolina water quality rules and technical standards allow for …

2 weeks agoSoilFacts

Poultry Farm Biosecurity Field Manual / Manual de campo para la bioseguridad de granjas avícolas

This pocket-size bilingual field manual in English and Spanish summarizes recommended practices to prevent disease …

3 weeks ago

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

A guide for urban residents who want to raise backyard chickens. Includes information about breed …

3 weeks ago
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, …

3/13/20SoilFacts
Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

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

3/10/20