Jan. 21, 2017 Livestock Association Annual Meeting at Southwestern Randolph High School 6 p.m. $7 per plate. Also, don't forget to renew your membership and bring guests! We always welcome new members to become involved with the association!
Jan. 26, 2017 Regional Sheep and Goat Producer Training. Registration begins at 1:30, with the opening session beginning at 2:00 p.m. and ending by 5:30 p.m. Online pre-registration (or call 336-570-6740) is required by : http://go.ncsu.edu/2017goatsheeptraining There is a fee of $10 per person for this training that will be collected on-site.
For more information about the agenda please refer to the flyer attached to this email or by clicking here: https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/GoatSheepTrainingFlyer_17_Alamance.pdf
Feb. 9, 2017 Livestock Educational Meeting. Sponsored by Southern States of Asheboro. The program will be on mineral nutrition and supplementation, and will begin at 7:00 p.m at the Golden Corral in Asheboro. Cost is $7 per person.
Mar. 2, 2017 Piedmont Regional Beef Conference. Join us for the 5th Annual Piedmont Regional Beef Conference on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the *NEW* Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center located at 1192 US Hwy 64W Business, Pittsboro, NC! Registration and trade show open at 9:30 am, followed by the program from 10:30 am- 4:30 pm, with an optional BQA guidelines and certification session at 4:30 pm.
Pre-registration (Before February 16th) is $15 per person or $20 per person at the door.
Mar. 9, 2017 Livestock Educational Meeting. Sponsored by Merial. Dr. Brent Scarlett with Scarlett Mobile Large Animal Services will be discussing parasite control options for our area and also heifer selection. Meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Golden Corral in Asheboro.
Mar. 25, 2017 Annual Poultry Supper. Begins at 6:00 p.m. at Holly Springs Friends Meeting. 2938 Holly Springs Rd. Ramseur, NC, 27316. Please bring a dessert!
Apr. 6, 2017 Livestock Educational Meeting. Location will be at the NEW Cooperative Extension office 1003 South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203. Sponsored by Barenbrug USA. Topics to be covered will be "Managing Fescue Coming Out of the Spring and Options for Warm Season Forages." **Note this is the FIRST Thursday in April!
May 9, 2017 Farm City Pig Pickin’. 6 p.m. Location to be at the Harvest House in Ramseur. Everyone is invited!
June 3, 2017 Farm Safety Day Camp. Sunny Slopes Farm. 2884 Fairview Farm Rd. Asheboro, NC, 27205. More details to follow.