January 2019

NC Forage and Grassland Council - 
2019 Winter Conference Series

" Effective Weed Management in Pastures and Hay Fields"  
Dates and Locations:
January 22 - WNC Regional Livestock Center, Canton, NC
January 23 - N.C. Cooperative Extension-Rowan County Center
January 24 - Granville County Expo and Convention Center, Oxford, NC
January 25 - Mt. Olive University, Raper Hall, Mt. Olive, N.C. 

For more information regarding these events please click on the following link:   2019 NC Forage and Grasslands Winter Conference

2018 Farm Show
January 30 - February 3, 2019
N.C. State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC
To learn more about this event click on the link below:

NC Agritunity Conference & Tradeshow

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Iredell County Agricultural Center
444 Bristol Drive, Statesville, NC 28677
Join us for our 3rd NC Agritunity Conference and Tradeshow. The conference offer several break out session and a tradeshow of local vendors. Our key note speaker this year is Carol Coulter. Carol Coulter and her husband owns and runs Heritage Homestead Dairy Goat in Ashe County where raise Saanens, Alpines, and Nubians Goats. They sell at the local farmer's market and retail shops.
Continuing education credits (CEUs) and pesticide training credits will be available in some of the presentations for existing license holders.  To learn more about the educational sessions and featured vendors, please visit our website at 
The event is free and open to the public. 

Save the Dates- NC Farm School
March 19 - Cattle
April 19 - Small Ruminant
April 23 - Pastured Poultry
May 14 - Small Fruit
May 28 - Market Garden

For more information visit the link below:

Alexander County Offices
will be closed Monday, January 21st
in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
NC State University and N.C. A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination and harassment regardless of age, color, disability, family and marital status, genetic information, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sexual identity (including pregnancy) and veteran status. NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.