2016 Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown held

2016 Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown held

On Saturday May 7, Sampson County Cooperative Extension and 4-H hosted the 2016 Heifer Showdown. There were 36 youth from area counties who competed a...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


How to develop a marketing risk plan for your farm

How to develop a marketing risk plan for your farm

Managing marketing risk begins with a marketing plan. A marketing plan is the way you have decided you will market your production after evaluating yo...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Clinton’s FFA earns regional honors

Clinton’s FFA earns regional honors

On May 11, the Clinton High School FFA traveled to the University of Mount Olive to compete in the Southeast Region Rally CDEs, and brought home sever...

May 17th, 2016 |  


A sage planting

A sage planting

In northern Duplin County, one can find a pretty white and purple field with what most would think is an unusual but beautiful crop. Its name is just ...

May 17th, 2016 updated: May 17th, 2016. |  


Learning more about FieldWatch

Learning more about FieldWatch

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has recently partnered with FieldWatch. The purpose of this program is to improve commu...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Farmers Market opens

Farmers Market opens

Just before Richard Aman’s father passed away, he gave his son a small vial with special seeds it in. These weren’t any seeds. They were a...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Mooo-ving into the line

Mooo-ving into the line

Beef cattle on a farm in Duplin County, above, look to be ready and waiting for feeding time, while this young calf, below, heads to the line, hopeful...

May 10th, 2016 |  


What is killing my lawn?

What is killing my lawn?

What is killing my lawn? That is the million-dollar question, and the one most frequently asked since lawns have greened up. I’m sad to report t...

May 10th, 2016 |  


S’burg corn expected to ‘bounce back’ from hail damage

S’burg corn expected to ‘bounce back’ from hail damage

SALEMBURG — Although the rain that saturated Sampson’s soil last Thursday was greatly needed, especially by farmers, the hail that came al...

May 9th, 2016 |  


D&A Farm owners honored by Sampson County Commission

D&A Farm owners honored by Sampson County Commission

Donnie and Alease Williams were honored Monday by the Sampson County Board of Commissioners for being named the 2016 Small Farmers of the Year.The Coo...

May 4th, 2016 |