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.
Attention horse owners. Please review the news release from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in reference to Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis. Be sure your horses are up to date on MORE »
Currituck County 4-H is hosting a Domestic Poultry Show on September 17, 2016; pre-registration is required. The show is open to all youth ages 5-18. Please pre-register by March 11, 2016 at the MORE »
The holidays mean business. People are stretched thin, trying to manage it all while still being a source of holiday cheer. When holiday stress comes around, holiday weight gain is often not far MORE »
Currituck County Cooperative Extension welcomed Sarah Watts as the newest member of their staff on November 2, 2015. Sarah will be serving as the Agriculture Technician for Currituck County. She will oversee the MORE »
The Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring a pesticide continuing education class at the Currituck County Extension Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC on Monday, November 9, 2015 beginning at 8:30 MORE »
Currituck Cooperative Extension will be hosting a series of Equine Science Classes designed to help equine enthusiasts gain more knowledge about horse ownership. These classes will begin in November and will be offered MORE »
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 »