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.
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 »
There are two forage-related educational events coming up: NC Forage and Grassland Council Winter Conference Series and The Graziers’ Record Keeping Workshop. The Graziers’ Record Keeping Workshop “You can’t manage what you can’t 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 »
The Area Pastured Poultry Workshop is back by popular demand! This year, the workshop will be held on April 28th at Cooper-Lasley Farm in Mebane, NC. Workshop topics will focus on raising broilers, pasture rotation, MORE »