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.
ALAMANCE COUNTY 4-H YOUTH LIVESTOCK TEAM WINS AT STATE CONTEST Alamance County 4-H has a very active Youth Livestock Team that practices year-round for livestock judging, skillathon, and quiz bowl contests. Recently, seven MORE »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 71st ANNUAL CENTRAL PIEDMONT JR. LIVESTOCK SHOW AND SALE The 71st annual Central Piedmont Junior Livestock Show and Sale was recently held on April 13-14, 2016 in Hillsborough, NC. The MORE »
Seven Alamance County 4-H’ers recently traveled to Raleigh for the NC Junior Hereford Association’s Judging in January Livestock Judging Contest held on February 20, 2016 (weather make-up date). Alamance County entered two junior 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 »