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4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit

4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2014 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals for the past month. Many of them get MORE »


Extension@YourService: Baby Animals

Many concerned citizens call our Extension office around this time of year because they have found an abandoned baby animal in the wild. They want to know if they can keep it and MORE »


Fecal Egg Counts For Animals

Fecal egg counts may be performed on any species, but they are especially important for goats and sheep.  Parasite resistance to dewormers has become a huge problem in goats and sheep.  You can MORE »


Extension@YourService: The Family is the Model

Dr. Carol Devine of Cornell University states that “Long work hours and irregular schedules mean more time away from family, less time for household food work, difficulty in maintaining a regular meal pattern MORE »


Farm Transition Workshop January 30th

Great workshop opportunity if you’re planning to pass along your farming inheritance one day.  Registration of $10 for individuals; $5 for additional family members.  Register at or by calling 910.997.8255. Registration extended MORE »