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.
All beef cattle producers are invited to attend one of three regional trainings across NC this November. The training locations are Canton, Clinton, and Snow Camp, NC. The Snow Camp, NC training will MORE »
Small Flocks and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Several county cluster meetings are scheduled to take place this fall for backyard poultry owners. The purpose of the meetings is to discuss Avian Influenza, biosecurity, 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 »
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 »