Posts tagged hurricanes

NCVMA podcast: Hurricane Preparedness for your pets

Last week’s tropical storm may have caused mostly minor headaches, but North Carolina is no stranger to weather events that cause substantial damage and uproot lives for days, weeks or even months at a time. It’s important to prepare your home and your farm for disasters. It’s equally important to plan for your furry and […]


News Roundup: April 7-13

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “FDA wants farmers to get prescriptions for antibiotics used in animals,” News & Observer: The U.S. Food and Drug […]


Are you ready to evacuate with your pets?

Hurricane Floyd slowly passed over North Carolina on Sept. 16, 1999, dumping up to 24 inches of rain on eastern North Carolina. Coupled with the 15 inches that Hurricane Dennis had dumped on the state just weeks earlier, every river in eastern N.C. flooded.  People were forced to flee their homes due to rising floodwaters […]