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Virginia 4-H Market Hog Project Junior Record Book Jan 24, 2023 4H-146P
Virginia 4-H Market Hog Project Senior Record Book Jan 24, 2023 4H-147P
Virginia Virtual Farm to Table: Pork Sep 9, 2020 4H-928
Nutrient Management for Small Farms Dec 17, 2018 442-305 (BSE-241P)
Selecting a Treatment Technology for Manure Management
Animal manure has been used for centuries as a fertilizer and a soil builder because it contains nutrients and organic matter. However, as animal production shifts toward fewer but larger operations, the number of confined animals has increased in some geographical locations, resulting in more manure produced than can be assimilated by the available farmland where the animals are raised.
Dec 19, 2018 442-306 (BSE-242P)
Selection and Location of Poultry and Livestock Manure Storage Jan 17, 2019 442-307 (BSE-243P)
Poultry and Livestock Manure Storage: Management and Safety Jan 16, 2019 442-308 (BSE-244P)
Manure Management and Environmental Stewardship Jan 16, 2019 442-309 (BSE-245NP)
An Update on African Swine Fever and its Effects on Pork Production Aug 30, 2019 APSC-162NP
United States Department of Agriculture 2017 Census of Agriculture: A Snapshot of Swine Production in Virginia Sep 9, 2019 APSC-163NP
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Use of Above Ground Burial to Manage Catastrophic Livestock Mortality in Non-Disease Situations Aug 4, 2021 APSC-178NP
Above Ground Burial An Overview of the Technology Jun 28, 2021 APSC-179NP
Activity Lesson Plan for Proper Storage, Labeling, and Accounting for Medications
Purpose: To teach youth how to read a medication label so they are better able to understand how to store and administer medications for different livestock species.
Jun 23, 2021 APSC-99P (APSC-176P)
U.S. Swine Health Improvement Plan: Background, Benefits, and How to Enroll Sep 29, 2022 APSC-181P
A characterization of large-scale swine production and manure generation in Virginia counties and cities located within or outside of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Feb 14, 2023 APSC-182P
Small Scale and Niche Market Pork Producers Should Respond to the 2022 Census of Agriculture¹ Jan 24, 2023 APSC-183NP
Upcoming Policy Change Governing Injectable Antibiotics Will Alter Their Use by Pig Farmers Mar 15, 2023 APSC-185NP
Decreasing Preweaning Death Loss in Pigs: Key Management Considerations for Small-Scale Farmers Jan 10, 2024 APSC-195P
Managing Human-Wildlife Interactions: Feral Swine (Sus scrofa) May 10, 2022 CNRE-146P
Catastrophic Livestock and Poultry Carcass Disposal Jun 5, 2019 SPES-138NP
On Farm Mortality Disposal Options for Livestock Producers Jun 3, 2019 SPES-139NP