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.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, in partnership with The Livestock Conservancy, the NCDA&CS, and the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science, will conduct their Annual Area Small Flock Seminar on Thursday February 5 at the McSwain Extension Education MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
The temperatures have dropped below freezing several times in the past few weeks. During this time, animal owners need to think about four very important points to protect their pets and livestock. You MORE »
The North Carolina Sheep Producers’ Association will hold its annual educational and business meeting on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Guilford County Extension Office in Greensboro from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
In an effort to engage Richmond County youth outside of the classroom, Richmond County 4-H recently partnered with Richmond County Schools, local professionals, and volunteers to offer 4-H Science Adventures for all the MORE »
The Chatham County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension cordially invites you to join us for our annual Chatham County Farm & Industry Tour on Tuesday October 7, 2014 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. For MORE »– from Growing Small Farms
Press release from AWA’s Emily Lancaster Moose. Animal Welfare Approved is seeking proposals to improve animal welfare for current AWA farms and for farms that have applied to join the free certification program. MORE »– from Growing Small Farms