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Cover photo for Food Animal Innovation Summit

Food Animal Innovation Summit

The Food Animal Innovation Summit brings together industry and academic leaders in food animal production. This year’s Summit will focus …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Three green boxes with trees interspersed provide examples of silvopasture arrangements. (A) Alley-cropping with trees in straight lines. (B, C) Trees randomly distributed.

Forage Productivity and Microclimate in Silvopastures

This publication provides a general overview of silvopastures and discusses the results of forage productivity …

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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 …

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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 …

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Map overlayed with dots indicating locations of 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 …

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2024 North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual

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

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Livestock grazes on a grass-clover pasture. Bees forage on clover blossoms.

Frost-Seeding Clovers into Tall Fescue Pastures

This publication provides information about the practice and benefits of frost-seeding clovers into established tall …

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Limited Liability Companies: Steps in Formation

This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.

Lease Considerations for Landowners and Farmers

This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner …