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Farming, Forestry Enjoying Bright Future!

Every five years, farmers are asked to complete a lengthy USDA Census of Agriculture form, and the most recent data (2012) is spurring new reports of a strong agricultural future for Richmond County. MORE »

Grand Champion Doe winner, Savannah Shepard (left), shown by Madelyn Chappell (right) pictured with show judge, John Barnes.

Richmond Goat Show Results!

The annual 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit is well underway. This year’s circuit consists of Anson, Brunswick, Chatham, Cumberland, Guilford, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Stanly, Stokes, and Union counties. The MORE »

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4-H Goat Show Placings

4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit placings have been submitted from the Montgomery County Livestock show this past weekend. Richmond County youth once again placed very high at the show taking away lots of MORE »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »