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.
Small Flocks and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Regional Educational Meetings- Agenda 1:00- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: North Carolina Agriculture’s Response Planning and Preparedness Dr. Mandy Tolson, NCDA&CS 2:00- Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: What You Can Do MORE »
The Amazing Grazing Pasture-Based Livestock Education Program is conducting three educational grazing workshops across NC this summer. August 27: Piney Woods Farm- Burgaw, NC September 15: BC Angus Farm- Mt. Airy, NC September MORE »
Join us on Thursday, September 3, 2015 for an educational discussion about forages! Learn about the influences and and factors affecting forage and livestock production as well as forage management options to make 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 »