Raising animals — poultry, hogs, horses, beef and dairy cattle and more — has become the most valuable segment of North Carolina agriculture. Today, animal agriculture accounts for about 60 percent of the state’s total farm cash receipts. North Carolina Cooperative Extension helps growers use the latest research to improve production and manage animal waste in environmentally sound ways.
Registration is now open for the 2016 Central Piedmont Jr. Livestock Show & Sale! You will find the rules, schedule, and registration information below. Registration is now ONLINE (hard copy available upon request), so MORE »
You do not want to miss the 2016 Extension Horse Management Short Courses! All classes are held at the Guilford County Extension Center unless otherwise noted. The address is 3309 Burlington Rd. Greensboro, MORE »
Healthy Alamance is pleased to announce a new farmer’s market housed in a permanent structure at North Park, Burlington! The Farmer’s Market at North Park is an exciting new frontier in Burlington’s food MORE »
Seven Alamance County 4-H’ers recently traveled to Raleigh for the NC State Fair Livestock Judging and Skillathon Contests held on October 31st-November 1st. Alamance County entered two junior teams in both contests. Youth MORE »
The Alamance County Voluntary Farmland Preservation Program Purpose: To promote agricultural values and general welfare of the county by increasing identity and pride in the agricultural community and its way of life; encourage MORE »
70TH ANNUAL CENTRAL PIEDMONT JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE The 70th annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale was recently held on April 15-16, 2015 in Hillsborough, NC. The tradition began on MORE »