What are the health benefits of collard greens?

What are the health benefits of collard greens?

Collard greens are part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which also includes kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, rutabaga and turnips. Thes...

September 20th, 2016 updated: September 20th, 2016. |  


Appropriate biosecurity measures vital to swine producers

Appropriate biosecurity measures vital to swine producers

The health and well-being of the swine that producers care for on a daily basis is their number one on-farm priority. The spread of infectious disease...

September 20th, 2016 updated: September 20th, 2016. |  


Nickels for know-how makes good ‘cents’!

Nickels for know-how makes good ‘cents’!

Most of us will be heading to the polls in November, but did you know this is a special year, allowing many of us another opportunity to vote? For any...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Auguring the corn

Auguring the corn

Corn is being augured into grain storage bins, held on farms and delivered to grain buyers at a later date. According to the Census, Sampson County is...

September 12th, 2016 |  


20 amazing honey bee facts

20 amazing honey bee facts

Take a look below at the fascinating facts about the busy little creature known as the honey bee and the extraordinary abilities that come from this t...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Get ready for fall

Get ready for fall

It seems as if the summer time has gone by pretty fast. Some of us have had adequate rain and others not. We had some hot weather but overall, not too...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Sampson holding County Committee Election informational meeting

CLINTON — Sampson County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, S. Kettrell Strickland is reminding farmers and landowners that FSA ...

September 6th, 2016 updated: September 6th, 2016. |  


USDA to purchase surplus cheese for food banks

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced plans to purchase approximately 11 million pounds of cheese from private inventori...

August 30th, 2016 |  


House of Raeford Farms debuts nw online presence

ROSE HILL — House of Raeford Farms today announced the launch of the company’s new website. Built with user experience in mind, the websit...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Cooperative Extension helps farmers search for alternative enterprises

Change is continuous in farming. Prices, farm programs, trade policies, technology, markets, and consumer preferences all change continuously, just to...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |