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  1. 100% Penn State Horse Newsletter
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The Penn State Horse Newsletter is one of the most widely read on-line publications about horse health, nutrition, industry and local policy issues. "

  2. 88% Management of Dairy Heifers [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Inside this comprehensive guide's virtual covers you'll find information about genetics and breeding, artificial insemination, culling, precalving heifer-dry cow, and care at calving time. Learn about the housing, health, feeding, and weaning of dairy calves. Read in-depth details regarding dairy heifer costs. There's more inside--read this publication to discover the details about the management of dairy heifers!"

  3. 81% Agricultural Alternatives: Off-Season and Holiday Lamb Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Of the approximately 160,000 Pennsylvania lambs marketedeach year, 30 percent are sold as off-season and holidaylambs. These lambs are marketed using both conventional(auctions, slaughterhouses, and brokers) and nonconventional(niche markets, specialty stores, and direct marketing)methods. The ideal market weight is 110 pounds for offseasonlambs and 40 to 45 pounds for holiday lambs."

  4. 70% Agricultural Alternatives: Feeder Lamb Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Feeder lamb production is a livestock enterprise adaptableto small-scale and part-time farms in Pennsylvania. Feederlambs are purchased as premarket-weight lambs, fed to adesirable market weight, and then sold. When purchased,lambs can weigh as little as 35 pounds or less and as muchas 60 pounds. These lambs are usually marketed at 110pounds through local auctions, slaughterhouses, brokers,and individuals. In recent years, direct markets, nichemarkets, tel-a-auctions, and marketing cooperatives havebecome popular for selling lambs. The wool is sold throughlocal and national markets, brokers, and wool cooperatives."

  5. 65% 4-H Market Goat Project Reference Guide
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This link will provide information on how to start your own 4-H market goat project. It includes everything from getting started to the different breeds of goats."

  6. 65% Pennsylvania 4-H Market Swine Reference [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Welcome to the 4-H market swine project! Thisproject can be an unforgettable learning experience.You will do many things that will helpyou grow personally and develop skills thatwill help you become a more responsible person.Skills you learn from raising a pig will bevaluable in the future and will carry over intoother aspects of your experience as a 4-H?er. Wehope you will have fun, too."

  7. 65% Procedures for Tattooing Market Hogs [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The United States Department of Agriculture is requiring meat processors to maintain unique identity and the farm of origin for all show pigs purchased for slaughter. Hatfield Quality Meats has been a strong supporter of Pennsylvania?s county fairs and the Pennsylvania Farm Show and will continue to support the youth exhibitors at these events. In order to comply with the USDA directive, Hatfield now requires that all show hogs be uniquely tattooed before they are transported to the processing plant."

  8. 58% Environmental Soil Issues: Land Application of Sewage Sludge in Pennsylvania - A Plain English Tour of the Regulations [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "At first reading, regulatory language often is difficult to understand because it is written to be technically accurate and legally precise. This fact sheet seeks to provide a "plain English" description of the current regulations for land application of sewage sludge in Pennsylvania. It introduces the approach and concepts used in developing the regulations and explains the regulations' key points."

  9. 58% The Agronomy Guide
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "This 327 page publication is designed for easy reading and quick reference. In Part One - Crop and Soil Management, the chapters on specific crops include information about varieties, nutritional requirements, establishment, harvesting and special considerations. In Part Two - Pest Management, the chapters on Pest Control for specific crops include sections on weeds, insects and diseases."

  10. 40% Ag Alternatives: Meat Goat Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Goat is the most highly consumed meat in the world; andmore goat?s milk is consumed worldwide than cow?s milk.In the United States, meat goat production is increasingbecause of goats? economic value as efficient converters oflow-quality forages into quality meat, milk, and hideproducts for specialty markets."

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