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The North Carolina Poultry Industry is Prepared


*All poultry owners are now required to register for an NCFarmID, no matter how many birds they own. This new requirement by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services is being enacted to further protect NC’s poultry farms. Registration begins August 1st: http://www.ncagr.gov/ncfarmid/index.htm As most people have read by now, HPAI, the current strain of bird flu has made ... Read More »

Meet the farm family behind Simply Natural Creamery


Ever wonder who the farmers are behind the dairy products you love? Meet Neil Moye from Simply Natural Dairy from Ormondsville, NC and learn about his family dairy and creamery operation and how they care for the cows that help produce the milk and ice cream we all enjoy. Read More »

Learning at Farm Animal Days


Dr. Todd See, Head of Animal Science, NCSU, highlights the many ways students, parents and teachers learned about animal agriculture at the 2015 Farm Animal Days. This hands-on experience is a highlight for many local schools and families. Make plans to join us again next year! Other Videos from 2015 Farm Animal Days Read More »

What do NCSU vets think consumers should know?

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NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Barrett D. Slenning discusses his work with farmers and clients up and down the food chain to help them provide what society needs. Learn more about the use of antimicrobials in livestock in this video interview. Read More »

How do NCSU vets help ensure safe milk & foods?


NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Derek Foster discusses his work with both students and farmers to help ensure the health of all livestock, making sure they are producing safe and wholesome milk and foods. Check out this interview to learn more! Read More »

NCSU Vet School Open House – Great for families!

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Bring the family to NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s open house. Saturday, March 28th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. One Health: Your Family,Your Health The “One Health” concept recognizes that the health of the environment influences the health of people and all animals–wildlife as well as pets, horses, and farm animals. One Health is of great interest to medical ... Read More »

Friday’s Featured Farmer: Holly Grove Farms – “What Food Consumers Don’t Know”

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In our second of This Friday’s Featured Farmer is Debbie Craig from Holly Grove Farms. One part of Debbie’s farming operation is giving educational tours to organizations and families interested in learning more about food and farming. In this video, Debbie answers common questions that food consumers have about farming and gives tips on how to learn more. Debbie’s farm ... Read More »

Friday’s Featured Farmer: Holly Grove Farm

Debbie Craig

This Friday’s Featured Farmer is Debbie Craig from Holly Grove Farm. Debbie’s farm and dairy is located in Mount Olive, NC, where she and her family raise goats and hogs, as well as make delicious goat milk chevre cheese! To learn more about Holly Grove Farm, please visit http://www.hollygrovecheese.com/ , where you can learn more about their cheese products and ... Read More »

Friday’s Featured Farmer: E & J Farms

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This week’s Friday’s Featured Farmer is Elwood Garner from E & J Farms in Warsaw, NC! Elwood Garner grew up farming with his father and now raises hogs and poultry with his own family. Happy Friday! And as always, thanks for helping to Feed the Dialogue! Read More »