USDA Confirms Additional Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Finds in Wild Birds

Contact: APHISpress WASHINGTON, January 18, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed two additional findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in wild birds – one in Colleton County, South Carolina and one in Hyde County, North Carolina. These finds follow confirmation on January …

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Meat Rabbits – A Small Farm Opportunity

Are you interested in raising meat rabbits for production?  If so, join NC Cooperative Extension for an Introduction to Meat Rabbit Production for producers.  This will be a three-part series.  You can attend one or all of the sessions. January 13 - Designing a Business Plan, Housing, Breed SelectionJanuary 20 - Nutrition/Health, Predator Control, ProcessingJanuary …

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Navigating Farm Financial & Mental Health Crises

Navigating Farm Financial & Mental Health Crises is a project of RAFI-USA in partnership with North Carolina State University (NCSU), the Land Loss Prevention Project (LLPP), the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute (NCAI), and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and funded by Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE). The purpose of the project is …

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January 2022: What Farmers Need to Know

Here's the top news for sustainable farmers in NC & SC View this email in your browser Dear Nahid, We're excited about new opportunities this year. Our hope is that 2022 will bring success to your farms, health to our communities, and much more in-person training and hands-on learning. Keep an eye on our events …

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Today is the last day to make a tax-deductible donation in 2021

View as Webpage December 31, 2021 We must look forward and focus on solutions. It is the last day to make a tax-deductible donation to Xerces in 2021. We hope that, if you are able, you will consider making a contribution to help preserve essential species for future generations to enjoy. We cannot succeed at …

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