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.
Workshops When we receive a new client, they always ask about the activities and programs we have throughout the year. During October, we have tons of programs and activities! All of the activities MORE »
Weird and Strange Working with the public often causes Cooperative Extension agents to encounter the weird and strange. Right now, since there are so many new vegetables, strange insects hatching, and people outdoors, 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