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.
- Pictures by Lauren Langley, Extension Agent, Livestock and Forages, Alamance The Regional Goat and Sheep Producer Training held on Saturday January 30, 2016 at the Guilford County Extension Office in conjunction with MORE »– from Meatgoats
Press Release: WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has begun conducting the 2015 Certified Organic Survey to gather up-to-date data on certified organic crops MORE »– from Organic Grains
Identifying regionally adapted winter pea varieties for use as grain, forage, and cover crops Rachel Atwell, Graduate Student, Crop Science Chris Reberg-Horton, Associate Professor, Crop Science Miguel Castillo, Assistant Professor, Crop Science Steven MORE »– from Organic Grains
Below is a link to the first edition of the Southern Equine Consortium Newsletter. This newsletter is the result of collaborative efforts between the southeastern states and will start to be distributed on MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
All youth interested in showing in 4-H Qualifying Shows or the NC State 4-H Horse Show will need to complete a 2016 Eligibility Card. There have been some changes to the eligibility card MORE »– from Equine Husbandry
The NC 4-H Horse Program offers some awesome “horse-less” contests, including our Artistic Expression and Creative Writing events. Be sure to check out these contests on our website. 2016 registration information has been MORE »– from Equine Husbandry