Fall is my favorite time of year! Our cows are due to calve any day now and I cannot wait to see what our calf crop looks like for 2016! We are expecting eight calves: three Hereford x Black Angus calves, one purebred registered Black Angus calf, and four commercial Black Angus calves. All of … Continue reading Fall- Calves, Education, & Fairs
As a Livestock Extension Agent, I work with new and beginning farmers quite often. They all have dreams and an idea of what they would like to do. Part of my process is helping them understand an end result and what kind of goals they need to set in order to be successful. It is … Continue reading You Have to Start Somewhere
This past Friday, marked the third year of the Alamance County 4-H Youth Farm Tour. Every year, I help organize and lead this event where we take 12 youth ages 9-18 and tour them around four different farms in the county and surrounding counties. This tour has became quite popular among our young people- we … Continue reading Educating Youth About Agriculture
Where have I been for the past couple of days? I can tell ya...I have been in a barn helping run a 4-H and FFA livestock show for over 100 KIDS!!! I grew up showing dairy cattle in 4-H and I can tell you one thing, 4-H made me. I also competed in various FFA … Continue reading 4-H and FFA Made Me
Let me introduce myself, my name is Lauren Langley and together with my family we own 3B Cattle Company in Snow Camp, NC. I like to think of myself as the "brains" of the farm but dad likes to think of me as the annoying manager calling him all the time! A little bit about … Continue reading My First Blog Post!