Sheila Neal

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Disaster Pasture Renovation Practice Details

Dr. Matt Poore has received numerous questions about the Disaster Pasture Renovation Practice which is one of the three emergency practices released by the Division of Soil and Water this autumn. Please find below a FAQ, a description of all three emergency practices, and a detailed description of the Disaster Pasture Renovation program. You can find the program [...]

2018-12-11T14:58:17-05:00December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

DECEMBER 10, 2018 | Deadline to Apply for 2018 Hurricane & Tropical Storm Disaster Program

Pasture-based livestock producers within eligible counties with damage to standing forage as a result of Hurricane Florence and/or Tropical Storm Michael are eligible for the Hurricane Florence Agricultural Disaster Program of 2018.  Applications are being taken until December 10th for the program.  All crops are covered under the program including forages standing  in hay fields [...]

2018-12-06T16:29:14-05:00December 6th, 2018|Amazing Grazing, NC Choices|

CFSA Announces New Hurricane Relief Effort for Small NC & SC Farms

The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association is announcing a new hurricane relief effort targeting small farms in North and South Carolina. What is the RESEED Recovery Fund? The RESEED Recovery Fund provides affordable loans to farmers in North Carolina and South Carolina who were affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIFund), a non-profit [...]

2018-12-06T16:26:10-05:00December 6th, 2018|NC Choices|

Updated NCDA&CS MPID Poultry Exempt Notices

NCDA&CS Meat and Poultry Inspection Division recently released updated versions of both their 1,000 and 20,000 Bird Poultry Exemption Requirements. They can be found here and below. It is helpful to note that information on how Poultry Exempt Operators can conduct further processing at County Inspected facilities (such as shared use kitchens) is also included (this [...]

2018-12-05T15:03:58-05:00December 5th, 2018|NC Choices|

Small Scale Poultry Grower Regional Seminar | May 24, 2018

Small Scale Poultry Grower Regional Seminar: Producing Safe, Healthy Poultry Meat, Farm to Table Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 8-4pm NC Cooperative Extension Franklin County Center, Annex | 103 S Bickett Blvd, Louisburg, NC 27549 ***From breed selection to keeping a healthy flock, production and marketing tips to hands-on poultry processing, this full day seminar [...]

2018-06-22T10:47:21-04:00April 5th, 2018|NC Choices, NC Cooperative Extension|

We have partnered with food marketing coach Jill Willett to offer this special webinar to the NC Choices community. When it comes to successfully marketing your meat business, there are six key areas that need some seeeeerious attention.

2018-02-20T19:23:58-05:00February 20th, 2018|NC Choices|