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2021 Poultry Show 

The 2021 Currituck County 4-H Poultry project has come to an end and boy was it a great finish! …

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Harvest Season

The end of August signals the end of summer, the start of the school year, and the beginning of …

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Currituck Farm Festival

Mark your calendars for October 2, 2021, from 1–4 p.m. for the Currituck Farm Festival, a celebration of our …

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Governor's Volunteer Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The awards program, created by the Office of …

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Fall Family Fun Virtual Fair

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Extension FAQs

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Meat Supply Facts

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Youth Rabbit Show

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Disaster Resources - Florence

The potential for severe impacts from Hurricane Florence is becoming more and more imminent for our area. Please act …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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This publication is a useful resource that shell egg producers can use to identify egg …

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Certification Training for Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems - Type A

This training program is designed to provide operators of animal waste management systems with the …

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Diagram of meat goat body parts.

Meat Goat Exhibitor's Project Guide (5-6 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing meat goats for youth aged 5-6.

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Meat Goat Showmanship

This publication offers information on youth showmanship of meat goats.

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Sheep Exhibitor Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing sheep for youth aged 7-8.

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Sheep Facts

Facts and figures on sheep.

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Danish Standards for Market Steers

This factsheet offers information on the Danish standards for market steers.

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Diagram of meat goat body parts.

Meat Goat Exhibitor's Project Guide (7-8 Years of Age)

This factsheet offers information on showing meat goats for youth aged 7-8.

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