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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015 CONTACT: Jen Kendrick, public information officer NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division 919-707-3005 N.C. continues to prepare for possible avian influenza outbreak RALEIGH – State Veterinarian Doug Meckes MORE »
Transportation: The links below contain important information for those who transport hogs. The law now requires that swine transported on North Carolina highways have “official identification approved by the State Veterinarian”. For most MORE »
Dry Poultry Litter Requirements Regulations pertaining to dry poultry litter operations have undergone numerous changes over the past 15-20 years. Because of these changes, I felt it would be good to get the MORE »