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.
NC State University, Zoetis partner to produce Poultry Feed Mill Insights series Zoetis and North Carolina State University (NC State) have joined forces to prepare U.S. feed mills for the current – and MORE »– from Prestage Department of Poultry Science
Grass tetany is a season-specific metabolic disturbance of cattle that occurs when cattle are grazing lush vegetation. It occurs mainly when cows are in transition from winter rations to grazing lush new growth MORE »
Recently, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas, and appears to be moving eastward, having already moved from the Pacific Northwest where it was previously confined. MORE »
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 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
Livestock producers can take advantage of late summer and early fall growing conditions to obtain high quality pasture for late fall and early winter grazing. This practice is called stockpiling. The best grasses 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