Preparing for winter and beekeeping chores

Preparing for winter and beekeeping chores

With winter approaching, beekeepers should be preparing their colonies for the cold days to come. Beekeepers use many different styles of feeders such...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


Hobbton land judging team advances

Hobbton land judging team advances

NEWTON GROVE — Four FFA members from the Hobbton FFA chapter finished fifth in the North Carolina FFA Land Judging event held on Nov. 12 in Hend...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


Gobble here, gobble there

Gobble here, gobble there

These turkeys, found in a local contract growers houses, might be wondering if they will be the one to receive the Presidential Pardon this week, an a...

November 22nd, 2016 updated: November 22nd, 2016. |  


Plant fall bulbs now for spring color

Plant fall bulbs now for spring color

Homeowners and gardeners that would like to liven up their landscape with a splash of color in the spring can accomplish that goal by planting bulbs i...

November 22nd, 2016 updated: November 22nd, 2016. |  


Local student wins Farm Bureau meet

Local student wins Farm Bureau meet

MOUNT OLIVE — University of Mount Olive junior agribusiness major Sarah Best recently won the regional and state level NC Farm Bureau Collegiate...

November 22nd, 2016 updated: November 22nd, 2016. |  


Getting back to normal after the storm

Getting back to normal after the storm

Dealing with the aftermath of a major hurricane is no easy task. It’s hard to imagine what damage you can expect to find after the flood waters ...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Become an extension master gardener volunteer

Become an extension master gardener volunteer

The Sampson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer (EMGV) program is a collaboration between the Sampson County Cooperative Extension Service and ...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


Sampson soybean production among top in state

Sampson soybean production among top in state

Soybeans are a legume related to clover, peas and alfalfa. Grown throughout the United States, soybeans are typically planted in April and May and har...

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


Apple season winding down

Apple season winding down

The close of the apple season in the North Carolina mountains is just a few days away now, for most by Nov. 13 or so, but the taste, the smell and eve...

November 8th, 2016 |  


No tricks, all treats this Halloween

No tricks, all treats this Halloween

Pumpkins are carved, spooky decorations are up, costumes are assembled, and all are ready for some Halloween fun. This year, enjoy a safe and happy Ha...

October 29th, 2016 |