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.
Please see the release below from the NCDA&CS regarding blister beetle contamination from alfalfa hay. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015 CONTACT:George Ferguson NCDA&CS Food and Drug Protection Division 919-733-7366 NCDA&CS identifies MORE »
North Carolina is making preparations to combat a possible avian influenza outbreak. As part of this initiative, officials at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are requesting that all poultry MORE »
Contact: Kerry Hall or Colin Day 919-807-6011 Getting the Most From Your Medicare Benefits SHIIP holds free public events around North Carolina RALEIGH— Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance MORE »
The 2015 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day will be held on Thursday, July 30 beginning at 7:00 am with registration followed by field tours and lunch. The event is sponsored annually by the North Carolina Cooperative MORE »
Currituck County 4-H’ers recently traveled to the annual Northeast District 4-H Activity Day presentation competition on May 30, 2015. The event was held at Franklinton High School in Franklinton, NC. District Activity Day MORE »
The Currituck County Rural Center will host a fall equine vaccine clinic September 13 from 10am to 2pm. To register please call Tom Harrell 252-232-2262 email@example.com or on-line at: go.ncsu.edu/fallvaccineclinic We need 10 horses registered MORE »