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Livestock Newsletter

See below for our latest livestock newsletter! Contact me with any questions or concerns. Wayne County Livestock Newsletter September …

Foxtail

Weed of the Week: Foxtail

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Ironweed

Weed of the Week: Ironweed

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JImsonweed

Weed of the Week: Jimsonweed

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Nutgrass

Weed of the Week: Nutgrass

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Vaseygrass

Weed of the Week: Vaseygrass

See below for a VERY common weed, you’ve probably seen it in your pastures and your lawns. Disclaimer: The use of …

Dallisgrass

Weed of the Week: Dallisgrass

Weed of the week, see below for tips on controlling it! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or …

Goosegrass

Weed of the Week: Goosegrass

This is a common weed found in our pastures, lawns, everywhere! Disclaimer: The use of brand names and any mention or …

Pokeweed

Weed of the Week: Pokeweed

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Hay Day

Hay Day

See below for information regarding our Hay Day this year! Email stefani.sykes@waynegov.com with any questions. Wayne County Hay Day July 26, …

Livestock Newsletter

See below for our current July and August Livestock Newsletter! Contact stefani.sykes@waynegov.com with any livestock questions you may have. Livestock …

Pigweed

Weed of the Week: Pigweed

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Sandspur

Weed of the Week: Sandspur

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Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer Source

This factsheet describes the nutrient composition of poultry manure and land application techniques based on …

8/22/19SoilFacts

Swine Manure as a Fertilizer Source

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

8/22/19SoilFacts

Forage Quality: Concepts and Practices

In this publication, we describe the factors that affect forage quality and discuss prediction indices …

7/26/19
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