Heather Overton

Backyard flock of chickens in Wake County tests positive for high path avian influenza. Serves as reminder that HPAI remains in wild bird population and precautions still need to be taken.

Backyard flock of chickens in Wake County tests positive for high path avian influenza. Serves as reminder that HPAI remains in wild bird population and precautions still need to be taken.

State Veterinarian Dr. Mike Martin urges poultry owners to remain vigilant in protecting their birds after a flock of chickens in Wake County tested positive for high path avian influenza. Martin said it is a reminder that HPAI remains in the wild bird population in...

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Mountain State Fair Wraps Up Successful Run

Mountain State Fair Wraps Up Successful Run

The N.C. Mountain State Fair wrapped up a successful run, posting strong attendance and a record number of youth participating in livestock competitions. These are good signs with the State Fair just around the corner. Today's Topic with Southern Farm Network's Mike...

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Farm Family of the Day sponsored by Tractor Supply Company returns for its second year. Eleven farm families are being sought to be recognized at the 2022 State Fair. Deadline to apply or be nominated is Sept. 16.

Farm Family of the Day sponsored by Tractor Supply Company returns for its second year. Eleven farm families are being sought to be recognized at the 2022 State Fair. Deadline to apply or be nominated is Sept. 16.

Summary: We can never celebrate our farmers enough for the hard work they do to grow the food, fiber and fuel we rely on every day. To help showcase these hardworking families, the popular Farm Family of the Day program returns to the State Fair to highlight and...

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