UMO Ag Division brings growth, ingenuity to classroom

UMO Ag Division brings growth, ingenuity to classroom

MOUNT OLIVE — In an effort to support local agricultural interests and provide skilled employees for one of the region’s primary economic ...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


Stay safe in the summer heat

Stay safe in the summer heat

It’s almost the end of June and Sampson County has already experienced several days of heat indexes over 94 degrees. The dog days of summer are ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


FSA County Committee nomination period under way

Sampson County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director S. Kettrell Strickland has announced that the nomination period for local FSA county commit...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Clinton FFA member earns scholarship

Clinton FFA member earns scholarship

Clinton High School student and FFA member Sydney Simmons was recently awarded a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship through the national FFA organiza...

June 27th, 2016 updated: June 27th, 2016. |  


EvoAktiv comes to Newton Grove

EvoAktiv comes to Newton Grove

NEWTON GROVE — Maximilian and Nadine Schafer’s roots are in Germany. But the couple’s business, EvoAktiv, is blooming in northern Sa...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Protecting your backyard flock from disease through biosecurity

Protecting your backyard flock from disease through biosecurity

One of the tips I give my poultry producers most often is to “just watch your birds.” You can learn so much about your flock, their health...

June 21st, 2016 |  


River Landing, Murphy Family Ventures provide student opportunities

River Landing, Murphy Family Ventures provide student opportunities

WALLACE — Golfers at River Landing enjoy competing on bright green turf and swinging clubs on beautifully kept courses.During the summer, Nick B...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Wheat harvesting in full swing

Wheat harvesting in full swing

Wheat picking is in full gear across Sampson and Duplin counties. Above, a close-up shot of wheat in a field on Beautancus Road in Duplin County befor...

June 21st, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


Sampson County officials organize Barn Quilt project

Sampson County officials organize Barn Quilt project

Before visitors enter the doors of Midway Middle School, the pride of agriculture is shown by artwork of sweet potatoes, tobacco, turkeys and hogs ...

June 18th, 2016 |  


USDA provides targeted assistance for cotton ginning

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will...

June 14th, 2016 updated: June 14th, 2016. |