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.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Cumberland County Fair Livestock Shows. A junior laying hen show has been added this year. Please see the rules for details. If there are any questions MORE »