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.
By ANDREW POLLACKNOV. 19, 2015 Federal regulators on Thursday approved a genetically engineered salmon as fit for consumption, making it the first genetically altered animal to be cleared for American supermarkets and dinner MORE »– from Ag BioTech
Members of the Ride IT! 4-H Club from McDowell County competed in the Horse Judging and Creative Contests at the National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The Horse Judging team was 1st in Conformation, MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
Are you a parent or guardian of a current 4-H Horse Program member? Please take a few minutes to fill out this anonymous survey to help us assess the 4-H Horse Program. Please MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
The NC 4-H Horse Program would like to congratulate all of the 4-Hers who represented our state at the 2015 All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. NC 4-H had an outstanding MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
PRTM doctoral candidate, Ginger Deason, recently created a blog for NC Sea Grant about her work on Tourism Extension’s Birder Friendly Business program revisions. Ginger discusses some of the findings from a recent MORE »– from Tourism Extension
With the threat of flooding upon a large portion of the state, it is important for horse owners to develop a plan for their barn and animals and make an evacuation plan before severe weather strikes. MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
The September 2015 Issue of the NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available! Be sure to share this with anyone that has an interest in NC 4-H Horse Program Activities and MORE »– from Equine Husbandry