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.
Youth Market Turkey Show Interest Meeting Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:00 pm All youth interested in participating in the 2015 4-H Youth Market Turkey Show at the North Carolina State Fair! This is MORE »
There are two very exciting equine-related educational events coming up: VA-NC Horse Festival and the Extension Horse Management Short Course Series. Extension Horse Management Short Courses Guilford County Agricultural Center- 3309 Burlington Rd. 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 »
February 11-12, 2015- The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will be hosting a pasture pork conference in Greensboro, NC. There will be sessions for beginner and advanced participants to 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 »